Skip to content

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.

    sweet-potato-noodles-with-alfredo-sauce-a-healthy-gluten-free-pasta-recipe

    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. 

    fettuccine-alfredo-sweet-potato-noodles-a-gluten-free-pasta-recipe

    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.

    fettuccine-already-sweet-potato-noodles-a-healthy-pasta-recipe

    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.

    sweet-potato-noodles-with-alfredo-sauce-a-healthy-gluten-free-pasta-recipe

    Sweet Potato Noodles with Alfredo Sauce

    4.80 stars average
    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
    Save
    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
    SHOW AND TELL ON INSTAGRAM!Show me your creation and rate it below! Mention @thelemonbowl or tag #thelemonbowl! I would LOVE to see!
    nv-author-image

    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. Click Here To Subscribe to my newsletter:

    5 Comments

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published.

    Your feedback is important to us. Rate what you thought of this.




    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.