Grilled Asparagus and Sweet Potato with Curry

Curry adds an exotic flavour to these grilled vegetables. They taste great with pork tenderloin.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 2


  1. This recipe can also be made in the oven. Heat the oven to 400º F (200ºC). Line a baking sheet with tin foil and cook for 10 minutes, flipping once.


Medium sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1 inch (2 cm) wide strips

10 oz (300 g)

Asparagus stalks, tough ends removed


Olive oil

1 Tbsp (15 mL)

Curry powder

1 tsp (5 mL)

Black pepper

1/2 tsp (2 mL)


  1. Place the sweet potato in a microwave safe bowl and cover with water. Microwave on high for 2 minutes. Drain the water.
  2. Add the asparagus and coat with the remaining ingredients.
  3. Heat the BBQ to medium heat.
  4. Place the vegetables in a grilling basket and grill for 10 minutes, flipping occasionally.
  5. Serve immediately.

© – Reproduced with permission of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, 2008.

Nutrition Information per serving (5 strips of sweet potato and 8 spears of asparagus): 

Calories: 206 kcal

Protein: 5 g

Fat: 8 g

Carbohydrate: 32 g

Fibre: 4 g

Sodium: 28 mg

Potassium: 413 mg

Last Update – July 12, 2017

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