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Autumn Pasta

Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
This pasta recipe is a skillet prepared dish that can be served as an entree or side item that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less.


  • 8 oz whole-wheat angel hair pasta
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1 large bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled, grated
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp dried tarragon
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat 1 Tbsp oil & bell pepper over medium-high. Sauté until peppers are tender. Add sweet potato, garlic powder, tomatoes & water. Cook 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Cover & keep warm.
  3. Drain pasta, keeping 1/2 cup of pasta water & set aside. Return pasta to pot. Add vegetable mixture, remaining oil, parsley, tarragon, lemon juice & cheese. Mix well.
  4. If needed, add pasta water gradually to reach ideal consistency.


For more fiber and less work, leave the sweet potato skin on!

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per recipe
Serving size (282g)
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 15%
    Saturated Fat 3g 15%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 200mg
Total Carbohydrate 59g 21%
    Dietary Fiber 9g 32%
    Total Sugars 5g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
Protein 15g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 168mg 15%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 470mg 10%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


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