Spiralized Sweet Potato Pasta with Roasted Garlic Red Pepper Sauce
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Total Time 20minutes
2large sweet potatoesspiralized to desired size
1large red bell pepperchopped into large pieces
2tablespoonsextra virgin olive oil
1/4cupgrated Parmesan or Romano cheese
salt and pepper to taste
Preheat broiler. Place red pepper and garlic on a small baking sheet. Drizzle with a light large of olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill under the broiler until the skin is blackened, and the flesh has softened slightly, about 3-5 minutes.
While the red pepper is roasting, add onion and 1 tablespoon oil to a large heavy duty pan. Cook onion until it begins to turn golden brown. Add roasted red pepper and whole garlic. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Pour onion, red pepper, and garlic mixture into a blender along with the basil and salt + pepper to taste.
Return puree to skillet, and reheat until it begins to bowl. Stir in the half-and-half and the parmesan cheese, and spiralized sweet potatoes. Simmer for just 2-3 minutes. Turn off heat. Garnish with more parmesan cheese, and a drizzle of olive oil (optional).