Cookbook:Sweet Potato Tortellini

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Tortellini with Sweet Potato Sauce A potluck staple.

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1 16-oz package frozen tortellini
  • 1 T butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 c milk

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Bake or microwave sweet potato in its skin until tender. Let cool.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain, and return to the pot.
  3. Meanwhile, heat butter in a small skillet. Add garlic and saute over low heat until golden (about 1 minute), and remove from heat.
  4. Peel sweet potato and mash well in a small mixing bowl. Add garlic and butter, plus enough milk to make a thick sauce. Season as desired with salt and pepper.
  5. Combine sauce with pasta in the pot. Heat just until sauce is heated through. Eat!

Tip 1[edit | edit source]

This recipe makes 4 to 6 servings. I usually double or triple this recipe for potlucks.

Variation 1[edit | edit source]

Spinach ravioli can be used as well.