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5 Ingredient Creamy Goat Cheese Pasta

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Pasta

Description

This creamy goat cheese pasta uses a simple sauce with just a few ingredients. It’s a quick and easy dinner idea but you’d never know it from the taste! If you love the tangy flavor of goat cheese, you’ll love this recipe!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 8 oz whole wheat rotini pasta
  • 5 oz soft goat cheese
  • 1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2″ pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Add the pasta to the boiling water. When there are 4 minutes left in the cooking time, add the asparagus to the pot of pasta and cook until the pasta al dente and the asparagus is tender.
  3. Reserve 1/2 cup of pasta water and then drain the rest of the water from the pot.
  4. Add the pasta water, olive oil, and goat cheese to the now-empty pot.
  5. Cook over low heat, whisking until the cheese is melted and the sauce is smooth.
  6. Add the pasta and asparagus and stir until evenly coated.

Keywords: Goat Cheese Pasta