Pasta with artichokes and goat cheese

After a week of guest posting, here I am back with you guys from this screen. It was fun posting from Sofie’s and Chef Dennis‘ pages: I loved working with them and I loved meeting new readers!

So now back on this screens I will present you with a simple recipe: pasta with artichokes and goat cheese.

I’ve realized I haven’t published a pasta recipe in a while. What am I thinking! I am Italian after all! I should be posting basically only pasta, shouldn’t I? No seriously, on this blog I seem to be living on little else than bread lately. It is true that I have cut down on meat quite a lot, but still I’m eating stuff with my bread. Some of it is some form of roasted veggie, some of it is legumes, some of it is meat and then of course there is the beloved pasta.

So here I give you a simple pasta recipe to start the week right.

Pasta with artichokes and goat cheese

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 2 Servings

Pasta with artichokes and goat cheese

Ingredients

  • 7 oz. linguine
  • 1 cup frozen artichokes hearts
  • 3 oz. prosciutto possibly in one piece
  • 2 tbsp. goat cheese
  • salt
  • pepper
  • olive oil

Directions

  1. Fill a large pot with water and put it in the stove to boil.
  2. Meanwhile, dice the prosciutto and cook it in a pan with a bit of oil. The amount of oil depends on how lean the prosciutto is. If it is very fatty, you can do entirely without oil.
  3. When the prosciutto has rendered most of the fat, add the artichokes and a bit of water. Let them cook until completely thawed.
  4. At this point the water should have come to a boil. Salt it and cook the pasta al dente.
  5. Add the goat cheese to the artichokes and loosen it up with a bit of water from the pasta.
  6. Drain the cooked pasta and dress it with the goat cheese and artichokes sauce.
  7. Serve with hot with a sprinkle of grated pepper

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30 Responses to Pasta with artichokes and goat cheese

  1. Frank says:

    Just the kind of simple but delicious pasta dish that I could eat every day. But what am I saying? This *is* the kind of thing I eat every day… :=)

  2. I love pasta with artichokes but never tried it with goat’s cheese. Sounds delicious!

  3. I love that this pasta has goat cheese in it. It really sounds tasty!

  4. You just can’t go wrong with goat cheese, ‘chokes and prosciutto. Yum!

  5. Assunta says:

    Piatto meraviglioso, gustoso e dall’aspetto cremoso come piacciono a me! :-)
    Baci cara, mi ha fatto molto piacere leggere il tuo commento!

  6. Natalia says:

    Un primo piatto davvero gustoso.

  7. omg that pasta sounds perfect, i need to try this!

  8. dara says:

    This looks so yummy! I love artichokes and I LOVE prosciutto! Well done.

  9. I am just getting ready to post something with very similar ingredients… a delicious combination!

  10. Susan says:

    Delicious and simple! Goat cheese makes the best sauce too!

  11. Kat says:

    I love this. It just goes to show there is no need for a lot ingredients for a dish to taste really good. I love the idea of adding goat cheese to pasta, something I’ve never tried before. This is a really great recipe!

  12. Chad says:

    That looks like a very nice dish (okay, I am a little biased towards a pasta dish). Thanks for sharing the recipe!

  13. I really like the use of goats cheese instead of cream in your pasta. This looks really delicious and I can’t wait to try this one out as I am pasta obsessed even in this carb shy world.

  14. Liz says:

    Oh, this sounds FABULOUS! Artichokes + Prosciutto + Goat Cheese = Delicious!!!

  15. Kiri W. says:

    I adore artichoke pasta, but goat cheese sounds like a fantastic, creamy addition. Wonderful recipe!

  16. Gio says:

    una ricetta molto italiana che farà impazzire i tuoi followers americani :)
    buona settimana

  17. That is one delicious and comforting plate of pasta! I love artichokes and will put them in anything!

  18. Cathy says:

    This looks easy and fancy all at the same time. :) I’ll bet the goat cheese adds some great flavor…and I just love anything with artichokes. Thanks for this!

  19. Alida says:

    Artichokes are so popular. They can make a dish taste amazing!

  20. Chiara says:

    ha un aspetto molto appetitoso Pola ! Buona settimana…

  21. Elegant comfort food I would give my right arm for right now :)

  22. Ramona says:

    This looks fantastic!! I love the tang of goat cheese… great play on the ingredients. :)
    PS… check out my post from today… why because you deserve one!! :)

  23. lady boheme says:

    Una ricetta fantastica!!!!

  24. Wow, it’s so simple but looks so delicious! :D

  25. Raymund says:

    I never used artichokes in pasta, I think I will try it now soon :)

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