The Cooking Ladies

Lemon-Herbed Sweet & White Potatoes

Lemon Herbed Potato Packets

(Makes 2 servings)


1 medium white potato, unpeeled
1 medium sweet potato, peeled
1 tablespoon (15 ml) olive oil
2 tablespoons (30 ml) fresh lemon juice
1/2 tablespoon (7.5 ml) dried rosemary, crumbled
1/8 teaspoon (.63 ml) salt
1/8 teaspoon (.63 ml) pepper
  heavy-duty aluminum foil
1/4 teaspoon (1.25 ml) olive oil


  • Cut the unpeeled white potato into 1/4-inch thick rounds.
  • Cut the peeled sweet potato into 1/4-inch thick rounds.
  • In a bowl, mix the olive oil, lemon juice, rosemary, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  • Place a large piece of heavy-duty aluminum foil on the counter. Drop the 1/2 teaspoon of olive oil onto the center of the foil.
  • Spread the oil over the center of the foil.
  • Create a row of potato slices in the middle of the foil with alternating white and orange-colored slices.
  • Brush the oil, lemon, and herb mixture over the sliced potatoes. Let the mixture trickle between and around the potato slices.
  • Seal the foil around the potatoes leaving an air pocket inside for steaming.
  • Preheat the grill on high for 10 minutes. Turn the heat down to medium and place the potato package on the grate.
  • With lid closed, grill the potato package for 20 to 25 minutes or until the potatoes are soft.
  • Turn the package over half way through the grilling time.

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