Sweet Potato Spaghetti made with spiralized sweet potatoes in zesty Italian tomato sauce. This easy, one pot recipe uses simple paleo/vegan friendly pantry ingredients! Whip up this Italian sweet potato pasta recipe in 20 minutes for a quick yet wholesome meal.
There are certain recipes/blog posts that I just can’t wait to share! They make my heart happy. Like, say, a snappy sweet potato spaghetti bowl recipe.
But this one, this EASY one pot Italian sweet potato spaghetti dish is more than a recipe. Yes, it’s healthy, paleo, vegan, and made with a “snappy” yet zesty red tomato sauce. See, just those words make you smile, yes?
But….wanna know what’s even better? It’s a recipe that GIVE back. No really, it does!
A bowl of nourishment that gives energy back to the body! It gives freshness and flavor without sacrificing extra time or money. Hence the word Snappy (yet again).
A one pot meal with FRESH herbs, tomatoes, garlic, sweet potato pasta, olives, capers, and more.
Think of this Italian sweet potato spaghetti like a gluten free or paleo/vegan version of the classic Italian Spaghetti puttanesca.
HOW TO MAKE SWEET POTATO SPAGHETTI BOWLS (VIDEO – 1 MIN):
It’s quick to make, easy, and made with a just a few healthy ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. Yep, totally gives back with SIMPLICITY too!
Sweet Potato Pasta is Feeding Hunger!
You see, One in eight people in America struggles with hunger. This even includes 13 million children. Ya’ll, HUNGER right here in America, in our neighborhood! The good news is that Feeding America network works hard to help hungry families find their next meal. And this October, RED GOLD Tomatoes is jumping in and taking action as well!
For each Red Gold canned tomato product purchased in the month of October, Red Gold will donate one meal* to people in need – with a goal of providing 1.7 million meals to Feeding America food banks nationwide.
Red Gold guarantees a minimum contribution of $150,000 (1.7 million meals) by 11/30/2016. $1 helps provide 11 meals secured by Feeding America® on behalf of local member food banks.
Now you can see why I am SO SO EXCITED about this sweet potato pasta recipe. By purchasing Red Gold’s Tomatoes and using it in the Italian Sweet Potato Spaghetti bowls, you not only feed and nourish yourself and your family (on a budget), but you’re also providing a meal for those in need. You’re giving back! We ALL are giving back!
We are EXTREMELY fortunate to live comfortably, and often in abundance, with access to healthy fresh food. Let’s make the most of by supporting companies that want to do the same. We’re all in this together, to support, to care, to NOURISH!
Red Gold turns meal time into family time because they are quality tomatoes made with the passion and care of familiesA little more about Red Gold, just so you can feel even more heart happy about purchasing their tomatoes.
RED GOLD Tomatoes are …. drum roll please…
- Sustainably grown on Midwest family farms. They Care about their farming and land.
- Non-GMO project verified to build a BETTER tomato. And packed in non BPA lined cans
- A family-owned company that understands the importance and true value of doing things the right way! Caring about the community.
Red Gold Whole Peeled Tomatoes were voted the “Best Canned Tomatoes” by Epicurious
I could go on and on about this company and this recipe. Honest to goodness, I adore both and the purpose behind it.
When I made the sweet potato spaghetti bowls, I realized just how much REAL FOOD can satisfy. I know, I’m getting corny and all, but please just think about it with me.
One simple nourishing recipe; one fun bowl of veggie noodle goodness; one dinner made and shared around the table can FEED our nation.
I will raise my fork to that any day! AMEN!
How to Make Italian Sweet Potato SpaghettiPrint
Sweet Potato pasta made with spiralized sweet potatoes in zesty tomato sauce. Easy Italian Sweet Potato Spaghetti Bowls come together in 20 minutes! Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, and Vegan.
- 2 sweet potatoes (peeled)
- 1 tsp minced garlic
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 1 tbsp vegan butter or avocado oil (basically a more buttery, creamy fat to sauté with)
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- dash of sea salt
- 1 tsp red chili pepper flakes
- 1/2 cup fresh kale or spinach
- for the zesty red tomato sauce:
- 14.5 Ounce can Red Gold’s Crushed Tomatoes other Red Gold’s Diced Tomatoes of choice
- 2 garlic cloves peeled
- 3 marinated artichoke hearts
- 1/4 tsp salt/pepper each
- topping and mix ins:
- handful of black olives
- 1-2 tbsp capers
- handful of fresh herbs like basil or oregano
- First peel your sweet potatoes and then spiralize them into noodles. If you don’t have a spiralizer, then you can julienne cut them and make more of a “stir fry.”
- Also chop your onion and mince the garlic.
- Next, place sweet potato spaghetti noodles in small microwave safe bowl with 1 tbsp water.
- Place in microwave on high for about 30-40 seconds to soften. Set aside.
For the Sauce:
- Drain your tomatoes and then place all the rest of your sauce ingredients into a food processor or blender.
- Blend until smooth.
- Place your garlic, onion, and oil/butter in a large skillet, pot, or pan. Fry for 1 -2 minutes until fragrant and onion softened.
- Mix in your tomato sauce and let it cook for another minute or so on medium.
- Last add in your sweet potato spaghetti noodles, kale or spinach, and the rest of your spices/seasoning.
- Toss and cook for about 8-10 minutes on medium or until kale/spinach is softened and the noodles are done to your liking. You will want to keep tossing noodles around with the other ingredients every few minutes.
- Cook shorter if you want more al dente noodles.
- Lastly, add in your olives and capers and toss once more. Note You can also wait to add in your olives and capers to each individual bowl.
- Serve into bowls and scoop any extra of the tomato sauce from the pan on top of each bowl.
- Garnish with fresh basil or oregano.
- Salt and pepper to taste.
- Will keep fresh for 5 days in fridge.
- If you are not paleo or vegan, feel free to top with parmesan or other cheese of choice. You can also add in a cooked protein such as chicken, tofu, chickpeas, shrimp, etc.
- If prepping ahead, don’t steam noodles until ready to assemble the recipe.
- Approximately 175-220 calories per serving. 6-9 grams fat. 25 -36 carbs and 6 – 8 grams of protein. Depends on what toppings you add in and what the serving size is.
- Serving Size: 1
- Calories: 200
- Fat: 7.5g
- Saturated Fat: 1.2g
- Carbohydrates: 30g
- Fiber: 8g
- Protein: 8g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
Keywords: sweet potato pasta, quick and easy dinners, meatless meals, spiralized sweet potatoes
These Italian Sweet Potato Spaghetti bowls recipe is sponsored by my friends at Red Gold’s Tomato! Thankful they supply us with such quality product and the chance to be part of their CRUSH hunger in America campaign.
What’s one way you can use a can of tomatoes in a recipe. Is a classic spaghetti? That’s always a good choice!
Have you heard about the crush hunger campaign? Let’s spread the word!