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Creamy Pasta With Burdock Root and Sweet Potato

Creamy Pasta  With Burdock Root and Sweet Potato

An Italian style dish packed with fiber-rich foods, that you can eat a lot of! This is a nice dish with fall flavors.

Ingredients: 1 serving

Penne
a bit less than 100 g
Burdock root
1/2
Sweet potato
5 cm
Olive oil
1/2 tablespoon
Garlic
1 clove
Bacon
1 slice (20 cm)
Soup stock cube
1
Heavy cream
2 tablespoons
Salt (to finish)
1 tablespoon
Pepper
a small amount
Butter
5 g
White wine (or water)
50 ml

Steps

1. Shave the burdock root into thin pieces. Cut the bacon into 1 cm pieces. Finely chop the garlic. Cut the sweet potato into small thin pieces without peeling it.
2. Add the salt to boiling water, and start cooking the pasta. Cook the sweet potato in the same pot for about 2 minutes, and scoop out.
3. Put the olive oil and garlic in a frying pan and stir fry over medium heat. Add the burdock root, bacon, parboiled sweet potato, soup stock cube and white wine, and bring to a boil over high heat.
4. When the burdock root has cooked to a crisp-tender stage, and the soup stock cube has dissolved, turn off the heat. Add the butter and cream.
5. Season with salt and pepper and mix the sauce well. Add the freshly cooked pasta, mix well and it's done! Add some chopped parsley for color.

Story Behind this Recipe

It's important to eat a lot of fiber-rich foods in order to maintain a happy digestive system. I combined such ingredients here.