Sweet Potato Recipes – Mac And Cheese

Sweet Potato Recipes – Mac And Cheese

Sweet Potato Recipe – Mac And Cheese

Mac and cheese can be a little too boring sometimes, how about adding in a little more flavouring! Sweet potatoes are rich in Vitamins and help you lead a healthier lifestyle in many different ways.

Below recipe is great for a healthy party dish as well as for gathering.

Ingredients

  • 700g (3 medium) sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1/2-inch pieces
  • Salt
  • 0.45kg pasta (Choose whole wheat for healthier choice)
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened soy milk
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 10 to 12 large fresh sage leaves, thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Bring a small pot of water to a boil. Add the sweet potatoes and return to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes until fork-tender. Drain well and transfer to a blender.
  2. Meanwhile, bring a large pasta pot of salted water to a boil and cook pasta following package instructions. Drain well, return to saucepan, and set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together soy milk, nutritional yeast, cornstarch, Dijon mustard, onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt and black pepper.
  4. In a saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add half of the sage (reserve the remaining sliced sage leaves) and all of the garlic; cook just until they are aromatic and begin to brown. Whisk in the soy milk mixture. Reduce heat to medium low and cook until thick.
  5. Add the sauce and lemon juice to the sweet potatoes in the blender and blend until thick and smooth. Toss with the cooked pasta, reheat gently if necessary; taste and add salt and pepper if desired. Serve topped with the reserved sliced sage.

Number of servings (yield):  6 servings (about 1 ½ cups)

Credits: ncsweetpotatoes.com

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