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Grilled Sweet Potato Boats

Grilled sweet potato Boats

Grilled Sweet Potato Boats

Recipe by Clem Pedro

6 sweet potatoes, of any variety
2T extra virgin olive oil
1T smoked paprika
3 meilies, charred slightly either under the grill or over coals
1 red onion, finely diced
200g non-dairy cheese, cut into cubes
2 red chillis
Coriander leaves, to garnish
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

  1. Take 6 sweet potatoes and halve them.
  2. Rub 2 tablespoons olive oil into the spuds, followed by 1 teaspoon of smoked Spanish paprika and seasoning.
  3. Wrap the sweet potatoes in foil and bake them in a medium oven until tender but not falling apart.
  4. Leave to cool slightly, then scoop out some of the flesh (but not too much, leave the structure of the spud intact).
  5. Mix the scooped sweet potato flesh with the corn of 3 chargrilled corn on the cob, 1 diced red onion, 200 g cubed non-dairy cheese, and 2 chopped fresh chillies.
  6. Scoop the mix back into the sweet potato skins and braai in a cast-iron skillet until hot.
  7. Serve with torn coriander leaves and butternut and beetroot salad on the side.

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