Penne with Sweet Potatoes and Chard

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Recipe courtesy of Delilah’s Farm

INGREDIENTS
3 tablespoons olive oil
3/4 cup red onion, in large dice
2 garlic cloves
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Pinch of red pepper flakes, optional
3 cups sweet potato, in large dice
1 1/2 cups chopped chard
8 oz. penne, cooked according to package directions
Parmesan cheese to taste

PREPARATION

  • While boiling the water for the pasta, heat the oil in a large skillet.
  • Add onions and garlic, and sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Add salt, pepper, and sweet potato, and cook until soft but not mushy.
  • During the last minute of cooking the pasta, add the chard to the pasta water, reserving a bit of the water.
  • When pasta is cooked, strain pasta and chard, and add directly to the skillet with the potato mixture.
  • Toss together and cook for about 30 seconds. If mixture seems too dry, add some of the pasta water a tablespoon at a time.
  • Serve sprinkled with Parmesan cheese to taste.

Serves 4. Prep time, 15–20 minutes; cook time, 20 minutes.

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