Grilled Sunchokes (Jerusalem Artichokes) Recipe

uncooked sunchokes
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Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 15 mins
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
190 Calories
9g Fat
26g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 190
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 32mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 6mg 30%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 5mg 29%
Potassium 649mg 14%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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

  • Dash freshly ground pepper

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!