Pasta in Sweet Potato Spinach Sauce

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:2
Rated : 4 Stars
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 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

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