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Grilled Sweet Potato Planks

Grilled Sweet Potato Planks

By Traeger Kitchen

Grilling these potato slices brings out their natural sweetness, making for a delicious side, perfect alongside ribs or pulled pork.

Prep Time

5 Min

Cook Time

20 Min




This recipe serves:


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Units of Measurement:
5 sweet potatoes
1 Tablespoon Canola oil
1 Teaspoon kosher salt
1 Teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 Teaspoon onion powder


  • 1

    If you have the Traeger ModiFIRE® Sear Grate, place it on the left side of the grill ridged side up. Preheat the Traeger with the lid closed to 450°F; this will take at least 15 minutes.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C


  • 2

    Meanwhile, peel the sweet potatoes, then cut lengthwise into eighth wedges. Toss the wedges with the canola oil, salt, pepper, and onion powder until well coated.

  • 3

    Place the sweet potatoes directly on the Sear Grate or on the regular grill grates. Cook until nice sear marks appear on one side, 5 to 10 minutes.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C


  • 4

    Flip and cook until tender when pierced with a fork, another 10 to 15 minutes. The time will depend on your grill, the weather, and the thickness of the potatoes. Serve right away. Enjoy!

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C


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