Sweet Potato Pappardelle with Brown Butter and Caramelized Walnuts


  • 1 package Sweet Potato Pappardelle, cooked al dente (7-10 minutes)
  • 1 stick Unsalted Butter
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cut Walnuts, chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Sweet Cheese of choice, such as Grana Padano, Pecorino, or Gruviera (optional)


  1. While Sweet Potato Pappardelle is cooking, melt Butter in medium skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently until Butter just begins to brown.
  2. Add Brown Sugar and Walnuts and turn heat down to medium. Frequently stir Walnuts until sauce starts to caramelize.
  3. Drain cooked Pappardelle and serve with brown butter caramelized Walnuts.
  4. Grate a sweet cheese over dish.