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Pasta in Sweet Potato Spinach Sauce Recipe

Pasta in Sweet Potato Spinach Sauce is a popular Italian Main
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On :
Thursday, 20 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Italian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1.5 cup - Pasta
  • 2 cups - Sweet Potato
  • 2 cups - Spinach, chopped
  • 1 cup - Ricotta cheese
  • 1 - Large onion, chopped
  • 3-4 - Garlic pods, minced
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli pepper
  • 2 tbsp - Oil
  • Black pepper to garnish
  • Cheddar cheese (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Pasta in Sweet Potato Spinach Sauce:

    1. Roast or pressure cook sweet potato with its skin on, puree it when cools off and keep aside.
    2. Blanch spinach leaves in microwave for a minute and coarsely grind it when cooled off and keep aside.
    3. Cook pasta according to the packet instructions, drain and keep aside.
    4. Heat oil in a pan, fry onion till it turns brown.
    5. Add minced garlic and saute for just a minute.
    6. Add pureed sweet potato and cook it uncovered for 5-6 minutes stirring occasionally.
    7. Add salt and red chilli powder, keep aside to cool off.
    8. In a bowl, combine ricotta cheese and spinach along with the dried herbs and spices.
    9. Mix it with the sweet potato mixture and keep aside.
    10. Heat 1 tsp butter in a pan, roast 2 tbsp white flour till brown keeping the flame low.
    11. Add 1 cup milk stirring continuously to avoid forming lumps.
    12. Simmer for 2 minutes till it gets thicker, add in black pepper.
    13. Toss the sweet potato mix and the pasta into a baking dish.
    14. Pour white sauce over it and a bit of cheddar cheese, bake for 10-12 minutes on 180C degrees.
    15. Serve warm.
    16. Recipe courtesy: UK Rasoi


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