Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Spicy Pasta with Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potato - 1 large, peeled and cut into cubes
Chili Powder - 1 tsp
Penne Pasta - 2 cups
Peanut butter - 1/3 cup
Cream Cheese - 1/4 cup
Chili Sauce - 2 tsp
Soy Sauce - 1 tbspn
Onion - 1 small, cut into cubes
Spring Onion - for garnishing
Salt - according to taste
Olive oil

Place sweet potato cubes in a bowl. Toss with olive oil, chili powder and salt. Heat a pan and shallow fry sweet potato till golden brown. Keep it separate. In the same pan fry the onions.
Meanwhile cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain, reserving 1 cup pasta water.
In a sauce pan combine peanut butter, cream cheese, chili sauce, soy sauce, salt and 3/4 cup pasta water. Stir over medium heat until heated through. If too thick, stir in additional water. Stir in onions. Serve sauce over pasta and finally add the sweet potatoes. Garnish with spring onions.

Serves: 2

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