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Sweet Potato and Orange Hobo Packs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Peggy Aldrine
Added: Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 med. sweet potatoes (5 lb) left unpeeled, halved lengthwise and cut crosswise into 2 " pieces
2 naval oranges, left unpeeled, thinly sliced
2 lg. red onions, peeled, trimmed, leaving root ends intact and cut into 3/4" wedges
1 stick unsalted butter, melted
1/4 c. olive oil
1 c.golden raisins
1/3 c. honey
1/3 c. lemon juice
1/4 c. chopped fresh parsley

Directions:
Directions:
In Oven: Toss potatoes, oranges, onions, raisins, butter and oil together in large shallow roasting pan. Salt and pepper to taste. Cover tightly with foil and roast in preheated 450 F oven until potatoes begin to soften, about 50 min. Uncover and roast until vegetables are browned in spots and tender about 25 min more. While veggies are cooking stir toghether honey, lemon juice and parsley. Drizzle over before serving.

For Grill: You will need to make these in two packets.With 2 ft. long double layer of foil, place half of the mixture in center and sprinkle with 1/2 c. raisins. Cover with a third sheet of foil and tightly roll up all sides to seal. Wrap packet in a fourth sheet of foil to ensure insulation. Make second packet same. Put packets on grill rack and close lid. Roast with grill set to moderately low.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
50 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
We love this recipe. It's great in the fall & winter with pork roast.

 

 

 

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