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Bow Ties with Sweet Potatoes and Bacon Recipe

Bow Ties with Sweet Potatoes and Bacon Recipe

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How To Make Bow Ties with Sweet Potatoes and Bacon

Made with the ham-like flavors of Canadian bacon, this bow ties pasta has a velvety and mellow sauce of canned tomatoes and sweet potatoes.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 2tbspcooking oil
  • 1onion,halved and cut into thin-slices
  • 1sweet potato,(about ½ lb), peeled, cut in half lengthwise, then cut into ¼-inch slices
  • ¼cupwater
  • 1tspdried Sage
  • tspcayenne
  • ½tspsalt
  • cupscrushed tomatoes in thick puree,(16 oz can)
  • ½lbcanadian bacon
  • ¾lbbow ties


  1. In a large frying pan, heat the oil over moderately low heat. Add the onion and sweet potato and toss to coat with the oil. Add the water, cover, and cook for about 5 minutes until the onions are soft.

  2. Stir in the sage, cayenne, salt, and tomatoes. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for about 15 minutes until the sweet potato is tender and the sauce thickened. Add the Canadian bacon and remove it from the heat.

  3. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the bow ties for about 15 minutes until just done. Drain and toss the pasta with the sauce.

  4. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 510.57kcal
  • Fat: 10.18g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.34g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.25g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.84g
  • Carbohydrates: 80.45g
  • Fiber: 6.04g
  • Sugar: 9.47g
  • Protein: 24.93g
  • Cholesterol: 27.22mg
  • Sodium: 740.18mg
  • Calcium: 72.55mg
  • Potassium: 1012.33mg
  • Iron: 2.85mg
  • Vitamin A: 242.09µg
  • Vitamin C: 11.54mg
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