Sweet Potato & Red Pepper Pasta - 2 Guiding Stars
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Use your favorite herbs and spices to personalize this savory pasta meal. You’ll be delighted to find the way the sweet potato and red pepper pair with the pasta.

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. whole-wheat angel hair pasta
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 sweet potato, shredded
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup diced plum tomatoes
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1 Tbsp. white-wine vinegar
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup crumbled goat cheese

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. While pasta is cooking, place 1 tablespoon oil and garlic in a large skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the garlic is sizzling and fragrant (2-3 minutes). Add sweet potato, bell pepper, tomatoes, and water and cook, stirring occasionally, until the bell pepper is tender (5-7 minutes). Remove from the heat, cover, and keep warm.
  3. Drain the pasta and return to the pot. Add the vegetable mixture, the remaining 1 tablespoon oil, parsley, tarragon, vinegar, salt, and cheese. Toss to combine.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 390; Total Fat 14.5g (19% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 5.5g (26% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 13mg (4% DV); Sodium 595mg (26% DV); Total Carbohydrate 54g (20% DV); Dietary Fiber 7.5g (27% DV); Total Sugars 6g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 15g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 6% DV; Iron 20% DV; Potassium 15% DV; Selenium 80% DV; Manganese 80% DV; Vitamin C 70% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/sweet-potato-red-pepper-pasta/
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