Perfect sides for Grilled Summer Dishes!

What goes perfectly with Grilled Lamb Burgers, steak, and most other grilled summer dishes? Zesty Sweet-Hot BBQ Tater Fries & Grilled, Caramelized Red Onions! Two yummy creations, one of which, the Sweet-Hot BBQ Tater Fries, was adapted from the 2008, summer issue of Bon Appetit. So give them a whirl yourself and make that summer menu just a little more exciting!

Sweet-Hot BBQ Tater Fries

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. Sweet Potatoes - peeled and cut lengthwise into 1/2 -inch thick slices each slice cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch wide strips
  • 3/4 Cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp. Fresh Rosemary
  • 1 Tbsp. Golden Brown Sugar - packed
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Cayenne Pepper
  • Additional Olive Oil

Instructions

  1. Prepare the barbecue - medium heat. Place the potatoes in a large baking dish. Add 1/4 cup oil, fresh rosemary, brown sugar, garlic powder and cayenne pepper to potatoes. Sprinkle potatoes with salt and pepper: toss to coat very evenly. Brush grill lightly with oil. Place the potatoes on the grill, spacing about 1-inch apart. Grill until potatoes are tender and slightly charred and has grill marks, turning occasionally, about 10 minutes total.
  2. Transfer the potatoes to a bowl or platter and season to taste with salt and pepper and serve. Garnish with fresh rosemary sprigs.

 

Sweet-Hot BBQ Tater Fries

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. Sweet Potatoes - peeled and cut lengthwise into 1/2 -inch thick slices each slice cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch wide strips
  • 3/4 Cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp. Fresh Rosemary
  • 1 Tbsp. Golden Brown Sugar - packed
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Cayenne Pepper
  • Additional Olive Oil

Instructions

  1. Prepare the barbecue - medium heat. Place the potatoes in a large baking dish. Add 1/4 cup oil, fresh rosemary, brown sugar, garlic powder and cayenne pepper to potatoes. Sprinkle potatoes with salt and pepper: toss to coat very evenly. Brush grill lightly with oil. Place the potatoes on the grill, spacing about 1-inch apart. Grill until potatoes are tender and slightly charred and has grill marks, turning occasionally, about 10 minutes total.
  2. Transfer the potatoes to a bowl or platter and season to taste with salt and pepper and serve. Garnish with fresh rosemary sprigs.

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