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Sweet potato, walnut and spinach pasta

11
11
9
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
25 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
2
Difficulty
Moderate
With this speedy pasta recipe dinner is always less than 30 minutes away!

Ingredients

Walnuts

2 tbs, chopped

Reduced-fat ricotta cheese

cup(s), (80g), crumbled

Orange sweet potato (kumara)

150 g, (kumara) peeled, cut into 1cm pieces (buy 115g)

Pasta

100 g, spiral

Olive oil

2 tsp

Baby spinach leaves

2 cup(s), (40g)

Instructions

  1. Steam the sweet potato for 5 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet directions or until al dente.
  3. Heat a large non-stick frying pan over high heat. Add the oil and heat for 30 seconds. Add the sweet potato and cook for 2-3 minutes or until golden. Add the walnuts and cook, stirring,for 1 minute or until fragrant.
  4. Add the pasta and spinach to sweet potato mixture and gently toss to combine. Top with ricotta and season with freshly ground black pepper.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed sugar snap peas.