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Chicken & Mushroom Sweet Potato Noodles with Vegan Quinoa Alfredo Sauce

Eating pasta drenched in a creamy sauce has to be one of the greatest things on earth. But what happens when you're both gluten-free and dairy-free? Can you still have those luscious, creamy pasta dishes? You bet!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword chicken, healthy pasta, mushroom, pasta
Prep Time 5 hours
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 5 hours 20 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 546 kcal
Author Alyssa

Ingredients

For the alfredo sauce:

For the pasta:

  • 2 small sweet potatoes
  • 1 portobello mushroom cap
  • 1 chicken boneless chicken breast cut into bite sized pieces
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Oil for cooking

Instructions

  1. Peel sweet potatoes and slice ends off. Connect to spiralizer and spiralize into noodles. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat a little olive oil over medium heat. Add chicken and sautee until browned on all sides, 3 - 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, transfer to plate and set aside.
  3. Return pan back to stove and add mushrooms. Cook until mushrooms have just started to soften, then add chicken back in, 3 - 5 minutes. Add sweet potato noodles and cook until tender, about 5 - 8 minutes.
  4. While noodles are cooking, prepare alfredo sauce. All all ingredients a high powered blender. Blend on high until smooth and creamy. If too thick, add a touch more almond milk one tablespoon at a time. If too thin, add more quinoa one tablespoon at a time.
  5. When sauce is done, add to pan with noodles. Add just enough until noodles, chicken and mushrooms are fully coated.
  6. Cook until everything is heated through, 3 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat and serve immediately. Garish with some fresh parsley to freshly grated cheese.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken & Mushroom Sweet Potato Noodles with Vegan Quinoa Alfredo Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 546 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 893mg39%
Potassium 1445mg41%
Carbohydrates 53g18%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 40g80%
Vitamin A 18725IU375%
Vitamin C 5.4mg7%
Calcium 230mg23%
Iron 5.1mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.