These sweet potato noodles hit the spot when you're craving a warm, hearty, and comforting dinner. But, unlike pasta, you're getting more veg in every bite.
Sweet Potato Noodles First, to make the noodles, wash and peel a sweet potato and spiralize into noodles with the medium blade. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté the noodles for 4-5 minutes, stirring frequently. Pour on your favorite sauce and serve, or make the recipe below.
Sweet Potato Noodles with Bacon and Brussels Smoky bacon and earthy Brussels sprouts unite to bring a punch of flavor and texture to this naturally sweet veg. Add a couple of cashews for a touch of crunch, and you've got a healthy main course meal that feels just as decadent and satisfying as your average pasta dish.
Ingredients Makes 2 servings 2 sweet potatoes, washed, peeled, and spiralized 2 cups of Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved 3 slices center-cut bacon, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1-2 teaspoons of fresh herbs, such as thyme or oregano 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons roasted unsalted cashews, halved
Preparation Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add bacon, and sauté for 5 minutes or until bacon begins to brown. Remove bacon. Add garlic, and sauté for one minute or until fragrant. Add Brussels sprouts, and sauté for 5 minutes. Remove Brussels sprouts.
Add one tablespoon of olive oil and fresh herbs to the pan. Sauté noodles for 4 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in bacon, Brussels sprouts, and cashews, and cook for one minute. Remove from heat; stir in salt and pepper.
CALORIES 232; FAT 6.3g (sat 1.6g, mono 2.4g, poly .83g); PROTEIN 10g; CARB 38g; FIBER 8g; CHOL 8mg; IRON 3mg; SODIUM 373mg; CALC 85mg