Sicilian Style Sweet Potato Pasta Bowl

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Sicilian Style Sweet Potato Pasta Bowl

Tomato sauce, white beans, garlic, and sweet potatoes make a savory and spicey pasta bowl dinner.
Course Entree, Dinner
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 340kcal
Author Judy Doherty


  • 8 ounce package of sweet potato pasta or any of your favorite vegetable pasta
  • 1 jar marinara sauce
  • 1 cup canned tomatoes, strained
  • 1 cup white beans canned, drained
  • 1 each sweet potato baked or microwaved until done, peeled and diced
  • 1 each head of cauliflower sliced and roasted in the oven
  • 1 tsp olive oil


  • Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Drain and reserve.
  • Slice a head of cauliflower into 1/2 inch thick pieces. Spray with a little oil. Place on a roasting pan and place in a 375 degree oven. Cook for 20 minutes until golden brown. Break up into pieces.
  • Heat the white beans in a bowl in the microwave.
  • Prepare the sweet potato. Microwave on high for 5 minutes or until done. Peel and dice.
  • Heat the marinara sauce. Add a pinch of cayenne pepper.
  • Prepare the pasta plates: Place the cooked veggie pasta on the plate. Top with the sauce, cauliflower, white beans, and sweet potatoes. Serve hot with more sauce to the side.


We used sweet potato fettucini but you can use any flavor like spinach, tomato, lemon, beet, etc. You can also use plain pasta. 


Serving: 1bowl about 2 cups | Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.04g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 906mg | Potassium: 1009mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 877IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 5mg

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