6 Minute Meal & Deal: Pumpkin BYOB's Grilled Sweet Potatoes

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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6 Minute Meal & Deal: Pumpkin BYOB's Grilled Sweet Potatoes. Alicia Vitarelli reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on November 21, 2018.

The Meal: Pumpkin BYOB's Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Burrata, Serves 2 people


1 pound of sweet potatoes, cooked and cut in rounds

Chef Tip: The potatoes should be seasoned when they're pre-cooked. You can boil, blanch or slow roast.

Chef Tip: You can use any kind of sweet potato. The chef recommends purple Japanese sweet potatoes as they're a little deeper in flavor then your typical white or orange sweet potato

extra virgin olive oil

muscatel vinegar

Chef Tip: You can substitute sherry vinegar, balsamic or any other good quality vinegar

Kosher or coarse sea salt and black pepper to taste

One 4 ounce burrata cheese, cut in half

1/4 cup of torn parsley

1 tsp lemon zest

2 tsp lemon juice

1 long hot pepper, chopped

fresh arugula

mint leaves


Grill pre-cooked sweet potatoes on a hot grill until charred on both sides (3 to 4 minutes).

Dot them with a little bit of extra virgin olive oil, muscatel vinegar and salt and pepper to taste

Put your burrata cheese in serving bowls/plates and season with a little salt and pepper

Add grill sweet potatoes to the bowl, alongside the cheese

Mix all vinaigrette ingredients together


1/4 cup of torn parsley

1 tsp lemon zest

2 tsp lemon juice

Chef Tip: The chef used preserved lemon atop the finished dish. You can preserve a lemon with sugar or salt. The most basic method is simply burying it in salt.

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1 tbsp muscatel vinegar

Salt and pepper to taste

Garnish with torn mint and arugula leaves

Drizzle vinaigrette on sweet potatoes and burrata cheese

Add 1 long hot pepper, chopped

Chef Tip: The long hots are optional. You can also use pickled cherry tomatoes-anything spicy hot and pickled

Chef Tip: The recipe is meant to be flexible. Follow the basic flavor profile but get creative and experiment with different ingredients.

The Deal: 1/2 Price Dessert with entree purchase if you tell your server you saw this feature on 6abc.

Offer good through Wednesday, November 28

Pumpkin BYOB

1713 South Street

Philadelphia, PA 19146





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