Lemon Goat Cheese Pasta by freddsters

Lemon Goat Cheese Pasta

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Prep

10 min

Cook

30 min

Serve as is for a vegetarian main, or add some grilled chicken for extra protein.

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6 servings

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6 servings

US

original

metric

Ingredients

Lemon Goat Cheese Pasta

1 lb pasta

3 tbsp olive oil

2 cup white mushrooms

4 garlic cloves, minced/grated

1 shallot, minced

3 tbsp butter

1 tbsp Mushroom Seasoning

1 tbsp lemon pepper

1 tsp thyme, fresh or dried

1 tsp crushed red pepper

1 tsp salt + more for cooking pasta

1 tsp black pepper

3 cup baby spinach

12 oz goat cheese

2 juice of lemon, 1 & zested, the second for serving

1 cup grated parmesan

Pasta Water

Toasted Bread Crumbs

1 cup panko bread crumbs

4 tbsp butter

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

Directions

Lemon Goat Cheese Pasta

Step 1

Bring a pot of water to a boil. Once boiling, salt it & add in the pasta. Cook for 2-3 minutes less than the package instruction.

1 lb pasta

Step 2

In a large skillet on medium high heat, add in olive oil. Once hot, add the sliced mushrooms, cook for 5-7 minutes.

3 tbsp olive oil

2 cup white mushrooms

Step 3

Add in the garlic and shallots, cook for 3-4 more minutes.

4 garlic cloves, minced/grated

1 shallot, minced

Step 4

Add in the spices & stir. Cook for 2 minutes.

1 tbsp Mushroom Seasoning

1 tbsp lemon pepper

1 tsp thyme, fresh or dried

1 tsp salt + more for cooking pasta

Step 5

Add in the butter and mix until melted.

3 tbsp butter

Step 6

Add in the spinach and stir until wilted. Then stir in the lemon zest.

3 cup baby spinach

2 juice of lemon, 1 & zested, the second for serving

Step 7

Add in half of the goat cheese & mix until it’s well incorporated.

12 oz goat cheese

Step 8

Drain the pasta, save at least two cups of the cooking water and add the pasta to the spinach mushroom mixture. Toss to combine.

1 lb pasta

Step 9

Add the lemon juice and 1/2 cup of the pasta water and mix. Then add in most of the Parmesan, leaving some for topping. Add more pasta water as needed.

2 juice of lemon, 1 & zested, the second for serving

Pasta Water

1 cup grated parmesan

Step 10

To serve, add pasta to plate/bowl, break over more goat cheese onto each plate of pasta, squeeze of lemon juice then a sprinkle of Parmesan over the top.

1 cup grated parmesan

12 oz goat cheese

2 juice of lemon, 1 & zested, the second for serving

Step 11

Optional, top with toasted breadcrumbs before serving.

Step 12

Enjoy 😋

Toasted Bread Crumbs

Step 1

In a pan on medium heat, add in the butter.

4 tbsp butter

Step 2

Once the butter is melted, add the panko breadcrumbs, garlic powder & crushed red pepper. Cook for about 4-6 minutes or until the panko is golden brown and toasted all over.

1 tsp garlic powder

1 cup panko bread crumbs

1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

Step 3

Top the pasta with the toasted breadcrumbs.

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