Creamy Sweet Potato and Red Pepper Pasta (#1096)

Serves
Ready
4
30
Minutes
Prep
Cook
15
Minutes
15
Minutes
Categories
Pastas Main Healthy
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Ingredients

  • 8 oz Pasta, Whole Wheat spaghettini or spagetti
  • 2 tablespoons Extra-Virgin Olive Oil divided
  • 4 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 large Sweet Red Bell Peppers thinly sliced
  • 1 cup Italian Plum (Roma) Tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 3 cups Sweet Potatoes, Or Yams shredded (about one potato)
  • 1 Tbsp White Vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp Tarragon Leaves fresh chopped, or basil
  • 2 tablespoons Parsley Sprigs fresh, chopped
  • 1 Salt And Black Pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup Goat (Chevre) Cheese crumbled

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook pasta until just tender according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, place 1 tablespoon of the oil and garlic in a large skillet.
  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring until the the garlic is fragrant, about 1 minute.
  4. Add sweet potato, tomatoes, water and bell pepper.
  5. Stirring occasionally, until the pepper is tender-crisp, about 6 minutes.
  6. Remove from the heat, cover and keep warm.
  7. Return drained pasta to the pot, add the vegetable mixture, the remaining one teaspoon of oil, vinegar (or lemon juice), herbs, salt, pepper and cheese. Toss to combine.
  8. Add water 2 tablespoons at a time to achieve your desired consistency.
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