Sweet potato pasta Recipe

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serves:

4

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Total Time:

00:25

Prep:

00:10

Cooking:

00:15

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 198 kCal 10%
Fat 5g 7%
  -  Saturates 1g 5%
  -  of which Sugars 10g 11%
Salt 1g 17%

This quick and simple pasta dish makes a great midweek supper. Meat-free and only 198 cals per serving, this healthy pasta dish also only costs 32p per serving – it’s a winner all round!

Ingredients

  • 300g sweet potato, peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 300g pasta shapes
  • 100g frozen peas
  • 2 tbsp semi-skimmed milk
  • 150g low-fat natural yoghurt
  • 40g reduced fat Parmesan or mature cheese, finely grated
  • Ground black pepper

Method

  • Cook the sweet potato chunks in simmering water for 12-15 minutes, until tender. Drain well.

  • Cook the pasta shapes in a large saucepan for 6-8 minutes, or according to pack instructions, until tender. Drain well then return to the saucepan.

  • Stir the sweet potato chunks and frozen peas through the pasta. Add the milk and yogurt and heat gently for 1-2 minutes. Serve, sprinkled with the cheese and a little ground black pepper.

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Top Tip

You could use butternut squash as an alternative to sweet potato or add some more vegetables to count towards your 5-a-day