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ramelicious pasta bowl

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Thea Pappalardo
Queens Village, NY

This recipe is the result of a challenge from another group. It had to include sweet potatoes, mushrooms, tomatoes, heavy cream, cheddar cheese, ramen noodles and ground beef.

(1 rating)
method Stove Top

Ingredients For ramelicious pasta bowl

  • 1 lg
    sweet potato cut into 1/2
  • kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 8 sm
    button mushrooms, quartered
  • 4 pkg
    ramen noodles (i used chicken flavored)
  • 1/4 c
    white wine
  • 1 c
    pasta water
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c
    sun dried tomatoes packed in oil, cut into pieces
  • 1
    scallion, sliced. (green part only)

How To Make ramelicious pasta bowl

  • 1
    Heat olive oil in a skillet and add sweet potato cubes. Sprinkle lightly with kosher salt. Saute over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add garlic to the pan and saute 5 minutes more, until sweet potatoes are soft and carmelized. Remove from pan and keep warm. Add a little more olive oil if needed, and saute mushrooms , sprinkled with salt, until softened, 8-10 minutes. Remove from pan and keep warm with sweet potatoes.
  • 2
    While the vegetables are cooking, form ground beef into 1/2" meatballs. Add to skillet and fry until no longer pink. Add to vegetables.
  • 3
    Cook ramen noodles according to package directions (3 minutes). Before draining, reserve 1 cup pasta water. Drain noodles.
  • 4
    Add reserved pasta water and wine to skillet. Stir in 2 seasoning packs from ramen noodles. Boil until somewhat reduced, then add heavy cream and butter. Cook until slightly thickened.
  • 5
    Toss noodles with sauce and put into 4 serving bowls. Divide vegetables and meatballs into bowls and sprinkle each with 2 tbs. cheddar cheese. Top with sun dried tomatoes and scallions.

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