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Keep the steaks to your old man but help out with these great grilling sides.

Most dads are all about the meat and potatoes so let’ s give it to them.

Here’s a great recipe from MyRecipes.com on grilling potatoes.

INGREDIENTS
1 teaspoon sea or kosher salt
2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon olive oil
2 medium baking potatoes, each cut into 12 wedges (about 1 1/2 pounds)
2 medium sweet potatoes, each cut into 12 wedges (about 1 1/2 pounds)

PREPARATION
To prepare fries, combine 1-teaspoon salt, paprika, 1 teaspoon pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and chili powder. Combine oil and potatoes in a large bowl, tossing to coat. Sprinkle potatoes with paprika mixture; toss gently to coat.
Place potatoes on grill rack coated with cooking spray over medium heat; grill 18 minutes or until sweet potatoes are tender, turning occasionally. Remove sweet potatoes; keep warm. Grill baking potatoes an additional 6 minutes or until tender.

Let’s add some spice to that fire.

MyRecipes.com cooked up this spicy side that’ll turn up the heat this Father’s Day.

INGREDIENTS
1/2 cup (4 ounces) soft goat cheese
1/2 cup (4 ounces) fat-free cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup finely chopped seeded tomato
2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
16 jalapeño peppers, halved lengthwise and seeded (about 1 1/2 pounds)
Cooking spray
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

PREPARATION
1. Prepare grill to medium-high heat.
2. Combine first 7 ingredients in a bowl, stirring well. Spoon about 2 teaspoons cheese mixture into each pepper half. Place pepper halves, cheese side up, on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill peppers 5 minutes or until bottoms of peppers are charred and cheese mixture is lightly browned. Carefully place peppers on a serving platter. Sprinkle with cilantro.

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