Make Ahead

Cajun Sweet Potato Noodles

September  6, 2015
2 Ratings
Photo by G
  • Serves 4
Author Notes

A riff off of a famous "factory's" chicken & pasta dish. This one packs all the flavor w/o the meat and cheese! —G

What You'll Need
  • 5 cups spiralized sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup diced mixed bell peppers
  • 2 pieces roma tomatoes, diced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon cajun seasoning
  • 2 cans full fat & light coconut milk (2 total)
  • 1/2-1 cups nutritional yeast flakes
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice & tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup chiffonade basil
  • 1 piece small yellow onion, halved & sliced thin
  1. In a colander, place sweet potato noodles and sprinkle sea salt overtop. Allow to sit for 20 minutes, squeeze out excess water. Rinse off salt, squeeze again in a clean kitchen towel, chop into smaller pieces.
  2. In a sauté pan, add onion, garlic, spices, and tomato paste with 1 cup water or low sodium broth and cook until golden and liquid has evaporated.
  3. Stir in tomatoes and peppers and cook until softened, about 7 minutes.
  4. Stir in chopped “noodles,” coconut milk, yeast, and lemon juice. Cook until tender, about 12 minutes, stir in basil and season to taste.
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  • Judy Holzschuh
    Judy Holzschuh
  • G

2 Reviews

Judy H. September 3, 2016
2 "pieces: coconut milk? What should this be?
G September 4, 2016
My mistake, two cans!