Sweet Potato Noodles with Pesto

Number of Servings: 8 (115g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 20 min.
Sweet Potato Noodles with Pesto

If you haven’t hopped on board the spiralizer train, this might be the recipe to tempt you. Get creative with the greens in the pesto to make the recipe your own–Arugula? Cilantro? Parsley? Basil? Any flavorful leaf can replace part or all of the kale in this recipe. All aboard for tasty eating!

Ingredients

  • Noodles:

    • 1 lb. sweet potatoes, peels removed
    • 2 Tbsp. olive oil

    Pesto:

    • ½ cup walnuts, chopped
    • 8 oz. kale, trimmed and blanched
    • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
    • ½ cup olive oil
    • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 2 tsp. lemon juice
    • ½ tsp. salt
    • ½ tsp. pepper

Directions

  1. Spiralize the sweet potatoes on the largest setting. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add the 2 tablespoons of olive oil and sweet potatoes. Cook until desired texture is reached (5-7 minutes).
  2. Allow noodles to cool while you prep pesto.
  3. Place the nuts, kale, cheese, remaining olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a blender and purée. If necessary, drizzle in extra oil to reach preferred consistency.
  4. Toss pesto with noodles and serve.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 115g

Amount per serving
Calories 275
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22.5g 29%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 13g
Cholesterol 2mg 0%
Sodium 230mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 11%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 9g
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 101.7mg 8%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 375mg 8%
Vitamin A 549.7mcg 60%
Vitamin C 36.4mg 40%
Vitamin E 3.1mg 20%
Vitamin K 211.5mcg 180%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 1.4mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 20%
Folate 53.9mcg 13%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.6mcg 6%
Chloride 66.5mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.6mg 20%
Phosphorus 99mg 8%
Iodine 0.7mcg 0%
Magnesium 41mg 10%
Zinc 0.7mg 10%
Selenium 1.8mcg 4%
Copper 0.6mg 70%
Manganese 0.6mg 25%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 6.5mcg 15%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Sweet Potatoes, Kale, Olive Oil, Walnuts, Parmesan Cheese (pasteurized Part-skim Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Garlic, Lemon Juice, Salt, Black Pepper.

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