Sweet And Sour Sweet Potato Noodles Recipe (Plus, A Tutorial Infographic)

Sweet and Sour Sweet Potato Noodles Recipe (Plus, A Free Tutorial Infographic) | How to eat more vegetables by making delicious, healthy recipes using sliced, peeled, grated or spiralized veggie noodles. Featuring a gluten free, vegan, vegetarian recipe that makes an amazing main course or side dish. #healthyeating #veganfood #glutenfree #healthylifestyle

Hello Lovelies:

If there’s one thing you want to do to make your diet a healthier one it’s totally eating more vegetables. But it can be incredibly hard to know where to start (especially if you’re not used to having a veggieful plate). But fear not friends! I’ve got a pretty amazing solution for you that’s deliciously wonderful and can easily be enjoyed by veggie enthusiasts and healthy foodie newbies alike – veggie noodles!

I’ve got a sweet and sour sweet potato noodles recipe here for you today! But that’s not all. I also have a pretty fantastic veggie noodle tutorial infographic for you so that you can turn other vegetables into delectably awesome noodles and create your own recipes. Sound good? Heck yes it does!

Let’s get cooking. Sweet and sour sweet potato noodles, here we come!

Sweet and Sour Sweet Potato Noodles Recipe (Plus, A Free Tutorial Infographic) | How to eat more vegetables by making delicious, healthy recipes using sliced, peeled, grated or spiralized veggie noodles. Featuring a gluten free, vegan, vegetarian recipe that makes an amazing main course or side dish. #healthyeating #veganfood #glutenfree #healthylifestyle

What’s The Deal With Veggie Noodles?

We aren’t talking about a regular noodle situation here. Veggie noodles aren’t really noodles. They’re made from thinly sliced, peeled, grated or spiralized vegetables. There’s nothing extra hanging out in these dishes. You’ll be enjoying 100% vegetable goodness when you make a dish like this. Which is pretty fantastic, especially if you want to up your veggie consumption (and really, we all should).

Sweet and Sour Sweet Potato Noodles Recipe (Plus, A Free Tutorial Infographic) | How to eat more vegetables by making delicious, healthy recipes using sliced, peeled, grated or spiralized veggie noodles. Featuring a gluten free, vegan, vegetarian recipe that makes an amazing main course or side dish. #healthyeating #veganfood #glutenfree #healthylifestyle

Other terms you might hear in reference to veggie noodles are zoodles, zucchini noodles, spiralized noodles, or vegetable noodles.

You can even speed things up and invest in a mandolin if you want shorter noodles faster. I actually used one to make the carrot matchsticks we’ll be using in the sweet and sour sweet potato noodles recipe you can enjoy later. Super bonus – mandolin’s are not overly expensive and you can use them to make a lot of delicious goodness (including Crispy Baked Rosemary Dill French Fries, yum!) If your kitchen needs a mandolin:

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Which Veggies Make The Best Noodles?

You want to make sure that you’re starting off with firm vegetables that will hold their shape well when they’re cooked. We’re talking foods like sweet potatoes, carrots, beets, turnips, winter squash and turnips.

Feeling a little overwhelmed? Don’t you worry! I’ve teamed up with Ghergich & Co. and Quill to simplify things with this awesome Infographic:

Sweet and Sour Sweet Potato Noodles Recipe (Plus, A Free Tutorial Infographic) | How to eat more vegetables by making delicious, healthy recipes using sliced, peeled, grated or spiralized veggie noodles. Featuring a gluten free, vegan, vegetarian recipe that makes an amazing main course or side dish. #healthyeating #veganfood #glutenfree #healthylifestyle

Now you can easily create your own veggie noodles dishes! In fact, Quill has 3 more free recipes with the original infographic right here.

But first, let’s get things started with a sweet potato noodles recipe. Trust me, it’s total yum town!

Sweet And Sour Sweet Potato Noodles Recipe

I used a yellow sweet potato. But regular orange sweet potato would work wonderfully too. And you can change up the taste of the vinaigrette by using Apple Cider Vinegar or White Wine Vinegar. Both taste amazing!

Ready to get cooking?

Sweet and Sour Sweet Potato Noodles Recipe (Plus, A Free Tutorial Infographic) | How to eat more vegetables by making delicious, healthy recipes using sliced, peeled, grated or spiralized veggie noodles. Featuring a gluten free, vegan, vegetarian recipe that makes an amazing main course or side dish. #healthyeating #veganfood #glutenfree #healthylifestyle

Sweet and Sour Sweet Potato Noodles Recipe (Plus, A Free Tutorial Infographic) | How to eat more vegetables by making delicious, healthy recipes using sliced, peeled, grated or spiralized veggie noodles. Featuring a gluten free, vegan, vegetarian recipe that makes an amazing main course or side dish. #healthyeating #veganfood #glutenfree #healthylifestyle
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Sweet And Sour Sweet Potato Noodles

Eat more vegetables by making delicious, healthy recipes using sliced sweet potato noodles. Makes an amazing main course or side dish.

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 2 People
Author Sara - Ms. Health-Esteem

Ingredients

Maple Vinaigrette (Yields Approximately 1/2 a cup)

  • 4 Tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 2 Tbsp Vinegar White Wine or Apple Cider
  • 1/2 Tsp Powdered Ginger

Sweet Potato Noodles

  • 1 Large Yellow or Orange Sweet Potato Cut Into Thin "Noodle" Matchsticks (See Tutorial Infographic)
  • 2 Large Carrots Cut Into Thin Matchsticks
  • 1 Large Clove Garlic Minced
  • 2 Tbsps Rosemary Fresh or Dried
  • 1.5 Cups Packed Spinach
  • 1.5 Cups Packed Cress
  • 2 Tsps Coconut Oil
  • 2 Pinches Himalayan Pink Salt

Instructions

Maple Vinaigrette

  1. In a small bowl, combine your vinaigrette ingredients and mix well. Set aside while you work on the sweet potato noodles.

Sweet Potato Noodles

  1. Place a large frying pan over medium heat and add the coconut oil. Let the oil melt.

  2. Once the oil has melted add the minced garlic and rosemary and let cook for about 2 minutes.

  3. Add the sweet potatoes and carrots, season with Himalayan pink salt and mix well with the oil in the pan. Let cook for 5 minutes, mixing occasionally. 

  4. Add half of the vinaigrette and mix to combine with the noodles. Let the vinaigrette fully reduce. Add more oil to the pan if needed (to avoid burning the noodles) and cover. Let cook for approximately 15 to 20 minutes, until the noodles are cooked through. Make sure to check often so that your noodles aren't overdone. 

  5. Add the spinach and cress and the rest of the vinaigrette. Once again, mix everything together and cook for another 2 minutes, until the greens are wilted. 

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Now it’s your turn – have you tried veggie noodles before? Are you excited to give this sweet and sour sweet potato noodles recipe a try? Will you be adding more veggies to your diet by creating more dishes featuring veggie noodles? Let me know in the comments below.

Health and love,

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33 Comments

  1. Mmmm this sounds and looks just delish! I love sweet potatoes and sweet and sour. I bet this would be really good with some turkey too! Almost like T-day ❤️❤️

    1. Oh I love Thanksgiving. I’ll have to make this for Thanksgiving next year :). Thanks for the wonderful idea Jamie. I hope you get the chance to try it too (and that maybe it makes an appearance on your table for Thanksgiving as well <3). Have a gorgeous day sweetheart ^^

    1. I’m so glad you like it Mishael! I hope you have fun creating different veggie noodle dishes. Let me know what you think of my recipe and what fun creations you come up with. 🙂 Bon appetit hun <3

  2. Saving this❤ I struggle to be a veggie person but this article gives me hope. Really love the thought, details and pictures of this article. Very lovely.

    1. Oh that’s wonderful Dani! Thank you! I hope that you have fun creating veggie noodles and discover different combos you adore. 🙂 There are so many different veggies out there – I have no doubts that you can find your way to being a veggie person. Hopefully veggie noodles are a huge help!

    1. That’s wonderful Jessy! Veggies are so awesome ^^. I hope you have fun discovering this new way to cook with them :). Let me know what kinds of recipes you come up with – looking forward to hearing about your creations!

    1. Awesome Monika! I hope you adore it. Let me know what you think <3. And I'd love to hear if you create any fun veggie noodle recipes of your own ^^. There are so many possibilities! 🙂

    1. I hope you have a blast trying them out! I’m sure you’ll come up with some awesome recipes. I love that your sharing the magic and beauty of art at The Art Spectrum and giving artists the chance to share their stories and work. It’s lovely <3

    1. That’s wonderful to hear! I hope you get to enjoy the recipe for yourself and have a blast creating unique versions of your own <3. Let me know if you give veggie noodles a try! I'd love to hear about what you come up with :).

    1. I’m so glad you have some new recipe ideas Nicole! I’d love to hear about what you create with turnips. Let me know! I hope you have a blast coming up with new veggie noodles recipes <3

    1. Oh I hope you adore them Vandissa! Let me know what you think of the recipe. In my opinion, you can never go wrong with delicious sweet potatoes :). Hope you adore it as much as I do!

  3. These look so good! I tried zoodles lately and loved them – definitely going to have to try sweet potato noodles next. Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Looks amazingly delicious!! I have actually never tried sweet potato noodles, but I love sweet and sour! I’ve made zucchini noodles before, but I still have to find the perfect sauce to go with zucchini pasta , I will definitely check out your recipe for this!! 👏👏👏

    1. I wish I could give you a plate! I haven’t figured out the right sauce combo for zucchini pasta either. You aren’t alone 😅. My hubby hates zucchini so I don’t get to cook big meals with it often. I just save it for solo ventures. Come visit and we’ll have a zucchini pasta/Jane the Virgin party hehe 😆. I hope you get to try these Jazz. And that you have a marvelous day ♡

      1. Aw, thank you so much hun! I would love to party with you! That zucchini/Jane the Virgin party sounds epic! I’ll definitely be there ahaha! 😂 I hope you had a wonderful day too! 😘💖🧡💛

  5. I tried making a similar recipe the other day, but my spiralize did not work for the denser veggies… 😞 I am very interested to try other methods! 🙂

    1. I’m sorry that happened hun! I didn’t use a spiralizer for this one if it helps. Just a good kitchen knife ^^. And it turned out wonderfully! ^^ hopefully you’ll be making denser veggie noodles in no time 😊💜

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