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Honey Roasted Turkey and Sweet Potatoes

Recipe Ingredients:

3lbswhole turkey breast (thawed, if frozen)
2Tbspmelted butter or oil (optional)
1 1/2tspsalt, divided
1/2tspcoarse ground pepper
2largesweet potatoes (about 2 1/4 lbs)
3carrots, peeled & cut into 1-inch pieces
2tspgrated orange peel
1/2cupmelted butter or margarine
2Tbsphoney


Recipe Instructions:

1.   Preheat oven to 325F. Rinse turkey and pat dry. Brush with 2 Tbsp melted butter, if desired. Sprinkle turkey evenly with 1/2 tsp of the salt and pepper. Place turkey on rack of large roasting pan; set aside.
2.   Peel sweet potatoes and cut into 1 to 1 1/2-inch cubes. In large bowl, combine sweet potatoes and carrots. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tsp salt and orange peel. Blend 1/2 cup melted butter and honey in small bowl; drizzle over sweet potato mixture and toss to coat. Spoon vegetables around turkey in pan.
3.   Roast 1 to 1 1/2 hours stirring vegetables once or twice or until internal temperature of thickest part of turkey breast registers 170F and vegetables are tender. Loosely cover with foil. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before slicing turkey.

Yield: 6 servings
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