Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl with Creamy Almond Butter Sauce

Recipe posted in: Flex™ Meals & Snacks, Lunches & Dinners
noodle bowl

Maybe you’ve tried “zoodles” already… and are in love. (If not, click here to see our recipe for Zucchini Noodles and Meatballs to try them out!)

Well, here’s another pasta swap that will change your diet for the better. Anything but bland, this Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl combines shrimp with a creamy, delectable almond butter sauce that’s sure to wow your taste buds. Your nutritious, 176-calorie entrée takes just a few simple steps to prep, and you’ll be glad to have three extra servings of leftovers.

This recipe counts as one SmartCarb and one PowerFuel, so ladies, you’re all set for a flex meal and, men, feel free to amp it up a bit with a few additions. Get more information about flex meals here.

Servings: 4

Calories per Serving: 176

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb and 1 PowerFuel

Ingredients:

  • Noodle Bowl:
  • 6 oz. cooked shrimp
  • 2 cups sweet potato, spiralized or peeled into thin strips
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 cups raw spinach
  • Cayenne pepper, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • Almond butter sauce:
  • 2 Tbsp. almond butter
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth, low sodium
  • 1 tsp. light soy sauce
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder

Directions:

  1. In a large sauté pan, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add sweet potatoes to pan and toss frequently.
  3. In the meantime, make the almond butter sauce by combining all ingredients in a small pot.
  4. Heat sauce and stir, until it simmers and a creamy sauce forms.
  5. Pour almond butter sauce over sweet potato noodles.
  6. Cook until sweet potatoes are soft.
  7. Stir in spinach, shrimp, cayenne pepper, black pepper and serve.