Goat cheese and lots of fresh basil boost the flavor in this vegetarian pasta meal.

Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a 5- to 6-quart Dutch oven cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Return pasta to pan; keep warm.

  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, melt butter and heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the sweet potato. Cook for 8 minutes or until nearly tender, gently stirring occasionally. Add the onion; cook about 5 minutes more or until potato and onion are tender and lightly browned, gently stirring occasionally.

  • Add spinach to potato mixture, tossing gently until spinach is just wilted. Add potato mixture to pasta along with goat cheese, walnuts, basil and 2 tablespoons olive oil. Toss gently to combine. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Serve immediately with Italian bread, if you like.

Nutrition Facts

490 calories; fat 26g; cholesterol 25mg; saturated fat 8g; carbohydrates 52g; insoluble fiber 4g; protein 14g; vitamin a 6268.1IU; vitamin c 7.1mg; sodium 354mg; calcium 111.1mg; iron 3.4mg.