Sweet Potato & Red Pepper Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Sweet Potato & Red Pepper Pasta recipe? Learn how to make Sweet Potato & Red Pepper Pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by amland

Makes 5 servings



Full of antioxidants. Serve with garden salad

Recipe Ingredients for Sweet Potato & Red Pepper Pasta

1 lb chicken breast
8 oz Whole Wheat Angel Hair Pasta
2 tbsps olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
3 Sweet potatos
1 lrg red bell pepper, thinkly sliced
1 cup diced organic plum tomatoes
1/2 cup water
2 tbsps chopped fresh parsley
1 tsp chopped fresh tarragon
15 g white wine vinegar/or lemon juice
3/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese/or goat cheese

Recipe Directions for Sweet Potato & Red Pepper Pasta

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook pasta until just tender, 4 to 5 minutes, or according to package directions.

  2. Meanwhile, place 1 Tbsp oil and garlic in a large skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the garlic is sizzling and fragrant, 2 to 5 minutes. Add sweet potato, bell pepper, tomatoes and water and cook, stirring occasionally, until the bell pepper is tender-crisp, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from heat, cover.

  3. Drain pasta, reserving cup of the cooking water. Return pasta to the pot. Add vegetable mixture, the remaining Tbsp oil, parsley, tarragon, vinegar (or lemon juice), salt and cheese; toss to combine. Add reserved pasta water, 2 Tbsps at a time, to achieve desired consistency.

Categories

Main Dish, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 316.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
469
Calories from Fat
115
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.8g
20%
Saturated Fat
3.9g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
91mg
30%
Sodium
624mg
26%
Potassium
704mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
46.2g
15%
Dietary Fiber
8.0g
32%
Sugars
7.1g
Protein
39.7g
Vitamin A 275% Vitamin C 77%
Calcium 14% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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