Sweet Potato Pasta with Tangy Marinara: a Raw Food Recipe
7 sun-dried tomato halves
1/4 cup raw almonds, soaked 2-4 hours and dried
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon basil
1/2 teaspoon salt
dash red pepper flakes
1 sweet potato
2 roma tomatoes, chopped
1. Place sun-dried tomatoes in bowl of warm water to start softening. Set aside. (Raw foodists take care not to use water hotter than 118 degrees F.)
2. I leave the skin on the sweet potato. Shred it into lengthy strips using the small side of a standard shredder or spiralizer. Set aside.
3. Place almonds in a blender or food processor and blend into a flour-like consistency. Add lemon juice, olive oil, and seasonings. Blend until mixed, adding a splash of water as necessary.
4. Chop sun-dried tomatoes and add to the sauce base, along with roma tomatoes. Blend into a thick, creamy marinara sauce.
5. Divide sweet potato noodles into 2 servings and top with tangy marinara sauce. Garnish with additional red pepper flakes, if you wish.
Sauce will keep in the fridge for two days.
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Source of recipe: I created this recipe to satisfy a craving for comfort food.