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Sweet Potato Noodles with Alfredo Sauce

A healthy alternative to traditional fettuccini alfredo, this naturally gluten-free pasta recipe is made with nutrient-rich sweet potato noodles.

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Fall is sweet potato season but if I’m being honest with you, we have them in our kitchen all year round. Quick-cooking, versatile, affordable and packed with nutrients, I love feeding sweet potatoes to my family. 

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Since my boys happen to be obsessed with pasta, I’ve been experimenting with sweet potato noodles as a healthier alternative. We have enjoyed sweet potato noodles in the past so I decided to try tossing them in a simple alfredo sauce.

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Rich, creamy and slightly sweet, these sweet potato noodles with alfredo sauce are a family favorite. Serve with grilled chicken or shrimp and a simple side salad and dinner is done.

Your fork is waiting.

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Sweet Potato Noodles with Alfredo Sauce

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A healthy alternative to traditional fettuccini alfredo, this naturally gluten free pasta recipe is made with nutrient-rich sweet potato noodles.
PREP: 10 mins
COOK: 10 mins
TOTAL: 20 mins
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Servings: 4

Ingredients
 

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup grated parmigiana reggiano
  • 2 sweet potatoes (spiralized)

Instructions
 

  • Heat butter in a medium pan over medium heat until melted. Whisk in the cream, salt and pepper. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 5 minutes, whisking occasionally.
  • Reduce to low and stir in cheese until melted. Toss in the sweet potato noodles and heat until tender, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 252kcalCarbohydrates: 14.4gProtein: 5.6gFat: 19.7gSaturated Fat: 12.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7.4gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 65mgSodium: 491mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2.8g
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Liz DellaCroce

Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families.

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