Goat Cheese and Arugula over Penne


This penne pasta dish with goat cheese and arugula is a quick, easy, and elegant dish. Serve as a main course with a good loaf of bread, or as a side dish.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 5 ½ ounces goat cheese

  • 2 cups coarsely chopped arugula, stems included

  • 1 cup quartered cherry tomatoes

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 8 ounces penne pasta


  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente.

  2. Crumble goat cheese into a large serving bowl. Add arugula, cherry tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper.

  3. Drain pasta; toss with goat cheese mixture until well combined.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

317 Calories
18g Fat
30g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 317
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 334mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 6mg 31%
Calcium 100mg 8%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 197mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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