Grilled Sweet Potato & Onion Packets

Great on the grill or for a luau-themed party!

Prep Time {25 min}

Cook Time {30 min }

Serving Size {8 servings}


4 medium Sweet Potatoes, peeled, sliced 1/4-inch thick

1 large Vidalia or Other Sweet Onion, thinly sliced

2 Tbsp. Canola or Vegetable Oil

1 tsp. Salt

Heavy Aluminum Foil

1/2 cup Butter, softened

2 Tbsp. Brown Sugar

1/8 tsp. Nutmeg

1/2 cup Chopped Salted Macadamia Nuts, toasted


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1. Prepare charcoal or gas grill. Combine sweet potatoes and onion rings in a large bowl. Add oil and salt; toss until vegetables are lightly coated with oil.

2. Tear four sheets of heavy aluminum foil to measure 16 x 12 inches each. Spoon half of vegetables over center of one sheet of foil; top with another sheet of foil, folding and crimping edges all around sides of foil to form a packet. Repeat with remaining vegetables forming another packet. Place packets on grid of barbecue grill. Grill covered over medium coals (or bake in a 375°F oven) for 30-35 minutes or until sweet potatoes are fork-tender.

3. Meanwhile, combine butter, brown sugar and nutmeg; mix well. Add nuts; mix well. Transfer vegetables to serving plates; top with butter mixture.

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