Honeyed grilled sweet potatoes

Heather Disarro

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Fall and sweet potatoes go hand-in-hand. Liven up your sweet potato menu with this grilled version that is perfect for enjoying the last few days of grill-friendly weather and can be made on a grill pan indoors as well! Honey and black pepper add tons of flavor!

honeyed grilled sweet potatoes recipe

Honeyed grilled sweet potatoes recipe

Makes 2 whole sweet potatoes


  • 2 whole sweet potatoes, washed
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons honey, divided
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 pinch salt


  1. Slice the potatoes into rings about 1/2-inch thick.
  2. Place the rings in a pot and cover with water.
  3. Bring to a boil and boil for about 8-9 minutes, or until the potatoes are almost done.
  4. Drain immediately.
  5. While the potatoes are boiling stir together the mayonnaise, Dijon mustard and 1 tablespoon of honey.
  6. When the potatoes are drained toss them in the mayonnaise mixture to coat.
  7. Heat a grill or a grill pan over medium heat until it sizzles when a little water is sprinkled on top.
  8. Spray with nonstick spray.
  9. Place the potato slices on the grill and grill for 2-3 minutes per side until there are definitive grill marks and the potatoes are cooked all the way through.
  10. While the potatoes are grilling, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, salt, pepper and remaining honey until smooth.
  11. When the potatoes are done cooking pour the lemon juice mixture over the top.
  12. Serve hot or at room temperature.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.