Cookbook:Sweet Potato Tortellini

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Tortellini with Sweet Potato Sauce A potluck staple.


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


  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 1Edit

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

Variation 1Edit

Spinach ravioli can be used as well.