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Grilled Sweet Potato Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

This Grilled Sweet Potato Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette is the perfect side dish for BBQs, potlucks, you name it. It’s made with grilled-to-perfection sweet potato slices, aromatic grilled red onion, fresh herbs, and a sweet, tangy dressing.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Lexi


Grilled Sweet Potatoes:

  • 2 large sweet potatoes sliced or cut into wedges
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Honey Mustard Vinaigrette:

  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

Everything Else:

  • 1 large red onion sliced
  • 1 lime cut into wedges for serving
  • 1/4 cup parsley or cilantro
  • 1/3 cup chopped scallions
  • Optional: feta cheese
  • Optional: 1 cup black beans drained and rinsed
  • Optional: crispy bacon


  • Preheat your grill to 350ºF and grease the grates.
  • In a large bowl, toss sweet potatoes with oil, salt, and pepper.
  • Place on grill and let cook for 15 minutes on each side until tender.
  • While grilling, add all dressing ingredients into your blender and blend until smooth. Set aside.
  • When the sweet potatoes have 10 minutes left on the grill, add sliced onion to the grill and let cook for 10 minutes or until soft and fragrant.
  • Once done grilling, gently toss sweet potatoes and grilled onion with dressing (amount as desired).
  • Assemble: Place sweet potatoes and red onion on a plate. Top with more dressing if desired, feta (optional), black beans (optional), bacon (optional), parsley, cilantro, and scallions. Serve warm or cold with lime wedges.


Serving: 4g | Calories: 311kcal | Carbohydrates: 21.4g | Protein: 2.3g | Fat: 25.7g | Saturated Fat: 3.6g | Sodium: 583mg | Fiber: 3.4g | Sugar: 9.9g