12 June 2012

Grilled Potatoes

Doug and I have been enjoying this new (at least new for us) way to cook potatoes!  As some of you know, Doug is my go-to grilling guy and we always enjoy trying out new recipes for the grill.  Plan on one medium-sized potato per person.  Slice, drizzle with oil, sprinkle with seasonings and throw on the grill.  Easy-peasy!


If you are looking for more grilled veggie inspiration, here is a picture of our "go-to" side dish (a basket of fresh veggies with olive oil, salt and pepper):


Grilled Potatoes
(Adapted from Dara)
Yield: 4 Servings


4 Russet Potatoes, cleaned (do not peel)
3 Tbsp. Olive Oil
1/2 Tbsp. Paprika 
1 tsp. Salt (more or less, to taste)
1 tsp. Pepper, freshly ground (more or less, to taste)

First, prep the potatoes!  Slice each potato lengthwise into 1/4''-thick slices.  Spread them out on a baking dish, pan or plate (whatever you want to bring out to the grill).  Drizzle with olive oil; toss to coat.  Sprinkle with paprika, salt and pepper; tossing again to coat.  At this point, you can cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until you are ready to grill.

Turn grill on medium-high heat.  Once preheated, lay potato slices directly on the grill.  Cook for 7 minutes; flip potatoes with a spatula/tongs and cook for another 7 minutes until middle is tender.  Remove from grill and serve immediately.

3 comments:

  1. WOW looking delicious i like grilled potatoes and i will try it at my home today..:)

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  2. I have never grilled potatoes! Those look absolutely delicious. You can bet we will be trying this soon.

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  3. these look great! We "grill" our baked potatoes in the heat of the summer, but I am always looking for new ways to get the starch into our meals, which my husband MUST have, and keep the heat down in the house. Thanks!

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