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Hardware Recipe of the Week: Baked Sweet Potatoes on a Weber Grill


With Ace being one of America’s best places to buy a BBQ grill, especially with some of the best brands like Weber, Traeger and Big Green Egg at it’s more than 5,600 independently owned local stores, it’s also a great place to get all types of grilling ideas for all types of grills.

Ace  is releasing a special Griller’s Recipe of the Week each week with a little inspiration for our grilling customers from our Ace expert Chef Jason Morse.

And now, from you, Ace invites you to send your favorite grilling recipe ideas to our Ace Grilling Recipe Desk– media@acehardware.com and we’ll evaluate and consider them to highlight alongside Chef Jason’s in this new weekly feature.

Without further ado, Ace’s Griller’s Recipe of the Week. 

Recipe:  Baked Sweet Potatoes on a Weber Grill

 Submitter: Chef Jason Morse, Ace Hardware Grill Expert

 “It’s time to fire up the weber and bake some sweet potatoes, then we take you on a flavor journey and next it’s time to load them with butter, whipped cream and praline pecans. That’s perfection. Happy Cooking,” says Chef Jason Morse.

 Suggested Grill: Weber Genesis SX-335 Smart Grill, Propane 

Yield: Serves 4 people
Prep time: 5 Minutes (wash and prep)
Cook time: 45-55 Minutes – cook to internal temperature of 205˚ F



4 eachPotato, Sweet, medium sizedWashed and dried
2 tbspOil, Canola/Olive Blend 
1 ½  tbspBayou Dust Rub, 5280 Culinary         
4 tbspButter, Salted 
1 tbspRub-A-Dub, 5280 Culinary 
½ cupCinnamon Whipped CreamOr regular whipped cream
½ cupPecans, Praline 


Prep Directions:

o   Follow all prep instructions in the prep notes

o   Rinse, Wash and Dry sweet potatoes

o   Can substitute garnet yams if desired


Preparation Directions:

Wash all tools prior to use

Clean and sanitize all cutting boards and prep surfaces prior to use

Read all manufacturer’s instructions before using grills, starters and any cooking tools

Heat Weber grill to 400˚ F, with ALL burners on

When temp hits 400˚ F adjust burners to hold at temp

Place potatoes in a medium stainless steel bowl

Coat lightly with oil and season to taste with Bayou Dust

If using potato nails, insert nails into the long, center of the potato


Cooking Directions:

Open grill and add potatoes to the warming rack or bun rack of the grill. 

No Warming rack?  Cook on the grill grates with indirect heat

Close lid and cook for 45 minutes, before first temperature check

Goal is internal temp of 205˚ F

Cook until temp hits desired doneness

Using tongs and heat proof gloves, remove potatoes from the grill, place onto a cooking sheet and bring into the kitchen.  Allow to rest for 2-3 minutes so potatoes can cool slightly. 

Slice potatoes down the center and load with:

-Rub-A-Dub – light seasoning inside the potato


-Cinnamon Whipped Cream

-Praline Pecans

Devour !!!



Weber Genesis SX-335 Smart Grill, Propane (Ace SKU – 8060191)

Weber Potato Nails (Ace SKU - 8380974)

Manchester Propane Tank, 20 lb (Ace SKU – 8100018)

Bayou Dust Rub, 5280 Culinary (Ace SKU – 8561961)

Rub-A-Dub, 5280 Culinary (Ace SKU - 8562050)



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