Char Grilled Sweet Potato, Carrots and Beetroots

Char Grilled Sweet Potato, Carrots and Beetroots

Barbecued sweet potato, carrots and beetroots make a great accompaniment to meat dishes. Just a little different from everyday potatoes.

6 Portions
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 15-20 minutes



  • 2 large Sweet Potatoes, washed
  • 3 medium carrots or 6 small, washed
  • 3 medium beetroots, washed and trimmed

Basting Mixture

  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped coriander
  • 1 tsp. coriander powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin powder
  • Maldon salt and black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. Coriander chopped
  • Thai sweet chili sauce (optional)


  1. Boil the vegetables separately for around 5-10 minutes according to their size. Refresh in cold water.
  2. Cut the sweet potato into 4 to 6 wedges dependent on it size. Cut the carrots in half if they are little small leave them whole. Cut the beetroot into 4 wedges. The vegetables should be in pieces relatively the same size.
  3. Mix the basting ingredients together with a little seasoning. Place the sweet potato and carrots in a container and the beetroot in a separate container. Pour 2/3 of the basting mixture over the sweet potatoes and carrots and mix well so that they are covered in the mixture. Pour the remaining mixture over the beetroot and repeat the process. Set aside until ready to cook.
  4. Heat the BBQ to a moderate temperature and place the vegetables on the grill for 10-15 minutes on each side baste them with the marinade when turning. When cooked they should be tender and slightly golden.
  5. To serve: Serve with a little coriander and some Thai sweet chilli sauce (optional).