Sunday, March 23, 2014

Pasta with Sweet Potatoes and Broccoli

Adapted from VegWeb

  • 1 box (13 oz.) rotini pasta
  • 2-3 sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 bunch broccoli, separate florets and dice stems
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • pinch of ground nutmeg
  • herbal blend seasoning

  • Bring large pot of salted water to a boil
  • Add pasta and sweet potato; bring back to boil and boil 5 minutes
  • Add broccoli stems; bring back to boil and boil 3 minutes
  • Add broccoli florets; boil 3 minutes until pasta and vegetables are tender
  • Ladle 2-3 cups cooking liquid into small bowl and reserve
  • Drain pasta and vegetables
  • Heat oil in the same pot; add garlic and stir for 1 minute
  • Add 2 cups reserved cooking liquid, nutmeg and seasoning
  • Add pasta and vegetables and toss until combined
  • Add more cooking water and seasoning if needed