Easy Grilled Sunchokes (Jerusalem Artichokes)

uncooked sunchokes
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  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: serves 4-6

Sunchokes, also called Jerusalem artichokes, are absolutely delicious when grilled, and pick up lovely charred grill marks quite well. Whether you're grilling for vegetarians, vegans or not, grilled sunchokes will be a welcome addition to your barbecue menu.


  • 2 pounds sunchokes (chopped into 1/2 inch slices)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil (or sunflower oil, for brushing)
  • Dash salt (or to taste)
  • Dash pepper (or to taste)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Brush sliced sunchokes well with olive oil on both sides.

  3. Sprinkle with a bit of salt and pepper, to taste, and place directly on a well-greased hot grill.

  4. Grill for 6 to 8 minutes, turning as needed until sunchokes are soft and well grill-marked.

  5. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste, and serve hot.

  6. Enjoy your grilled sunchokes!