I posted this photo (above) on Instagram today, and a bunch of people were curious what it was and how to make it, so I thought I would write a quick explanation. These are sweet potato noodles. Not store-bought noodles that have sweet potato mixed with flour, but noodles literally made from spiralized sweet potato. I cook my sweet potato noodles in lard over about medium heat for 5 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently. It couldn’t be faster or easier.
Since I don’t have a sauce for you today I wanted to link to this recipe for sweet potato noodles, which I have been meaning to try for some time now. These noodles are made exactly the same way, they just use a different setting on the spiralizer (the difference between fettuccine and spaghetti).
Also, I have only ever sauteed my sweet potato noodles, but this soaking method is on my list of things to try.
I use one of my favorite tools to create these noodles in a matter of seconds: The Benriner Turning Slicer.
Below is another photo demonstrating how the spiralizer works:
I think a food processor with the julienne slicer setting would also work.