Maple Sweet Potato Wedges


  • Prep Time5 mins
  • Total Time20 mins
  • Makes4 Adult Sized Servings
Maple Sweet Potato Wedges

Maya Visnyei


  • 2 large sweet potatoes

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1/2 tsp hot-pepper flakes

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tbsp maple syrup


  • Peel sweet potatoes and cut in half lengthwise; then cut into into long, thin wedges (no thicker than ½ in.).

  • Toss potatoes with olive oil, chili powder and salt.

  • Grill potatoes on medium-high heat for about 15 min, turning as needed until tender and grill-marked.

  • Brush lightly with maple syrup, and grill 1 min longer.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 226, Protein 3g, Carbohydrates 39g, Fat 7g, Fibre 5g, Sodium 631mg.


Patience is the trick to these wedges. If you grill them over too high a heat, they will burn before they are tender. Tenting loosely with foil can help speed up the process.

This article was originally published on Jul 15, 2013

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