Maple BBQ Sweet Potatoes

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Maple BBQ Sweet Potatoes

Maple BBQ Sweet Potatoes make a brilliant side dish to just about any BBQ. If you overcook your meat a wee bit, no one will notice with a side of Maple BBQ Sweet Potatoes to provide soft, sweet, buttery goodness.

We pair this with our Yogurt Marinated Chicken.

Wrapping the sweet potatoes in aluminum foil with some garlic butter will keep them from burning. Barbecue them on the top shelf because you want them soft – not crisp. Mash up the sweet potatoes with a bit of maple syrup (we recommend Waitrose 1 Canadian Maple Syrup) and serve. Simple, smokey and delicious.

This recipe is written per person so you can scale it up or down as required. Also, if you are serving this as part of a picnic or BBQ buffet, people might eat a bit less.

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Maple BBQ Sweet Potatoes
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Scale this recipe up or down as required.  If you are serving this as part of a picnic or BBQ buffet, people might eat a bit less.
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Instructions
  1. Light the BBQ.
  2. Set out a sheet of aluminium foil.
  3. Place the sweet potatoes in the foil and add butter.
    Place the sweet potatoes in the foil and add butter.
  4. Wrap up so that there is room for the air around the sweet potatoes.
    Wrap up so that there is room for the air around the sweet potatoes.
  5. BBQ until cooked through, a bit brown but not charred. (See Tip)
  6. Open the packet and test with a tip of a knife.
    Open the packet and test with a tip of a knife.
  7. Tip the sweet potatoes and butter into a ramekin or serving dish.
  8. Stir in the maple syrup and salt to taste.
    Stir in the <a href="http://tidd.ly/50942373" target="_new">maple syrup</a> and salt to taste.
Recipe Notes

Tip: Low heat is what you want here. Either use the top shelf or a cooler part of the BBQ. They will take 20-30 minutes to soften but that leaves plenty of time to BBQ everything else you have planned.