Spice Rubbed Turkey with Sweet Potatoes

Contributed by TJ (Minneapolis, MN)


  • 1 1/2 tsp. dried crushed rosemary
  • 1 tsp. sweet paprika
  • Coarse salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 6 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 boneless, skinless turkey breast halves
  • 2 sweet potatoes, halved lengthwise


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl, mix rosemary, paprika, 1 1/2 tsp. coarse salt, 1/2 tsp. pepper, lime juice, and 4 tsp. oil. Rub all over turkey.
  3. Leaving space between them, place turkey breast halves in the center of a baking sheet.
  4. Brush cut sides of sweet potatoes with remaining 2 tsp. oil; place cut side down on baking sheet with turkey.
  5. Roast until internal temperature of turkey reaches 160 (F, or about 50 minutes (sweet potatoes should be tender).
  6. Remove from heat, and let stand 10 minutes, loosely covered with aluminum foil.
  7. Cut turkey into thick slices. Cut sweet potatoes into wedges. Transfer food to serving platter and drizzle with any juices remaining on baking sheet. Serve immediately.

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