Prep:  20 minutes
Cook:  25 minutes
Serves:  4
Average: 3.9 (94 votes)
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Healthy creamy pasta sauce made with sweet potato. This Alfredo sauce is an easy family dinner idea for weeknights that's great for kids.
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Sweet Potato Alfredo Penne
Ingredients:
Method:
  1. Preheat oven to 220°C/200°C. Place sweet potato on a baking paper lined oven tray. Drizzle with oil and bake for 15-20 minutes until tender. Puree with 1 cup milk until smooth
  2. Meanwhile, cook pasta in a large saucepan until al dente. Drain well
  3. Heat remaining oil in large pan and sauté garlic for 1 minute. Add puree and pasta to pan. Cook, stirring for 2 minutes until hot. Stir in remaining milk and spinach. Cook, stirring, until spinach has wilted
  4. Remove from heat and stir in parmesan. Season to taste. Serve topped with extra parmesan
Tips & Hints:
  • Stir cooked, shredded chicken, canned tuna or crispy salami through pasta if preferred.
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Sweet potato Alfredo penne
Rita
2 years 7 months ago
Made it, couldn't eat it as it was way too bland.