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Goat Cheese Pasta

Goat Cheese Pasta

Sausage and spinach in a creamy goat cheese sauce over orecchiette.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 6


  • lb Ground Italian Sausage
  • 2 lb Orecchiette Pasta
  • 1 lb Goat Cheese
  • 1 cup Fresh Spinach chopped
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Tarragon
  • 3 Garlic Cloves minced
  • ½ White Onion minced
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 cup Chicken Broth


  • Prepare all of the ingredients. Start water boiling for pasta.
  • In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, add sausage. Crumble and cook until no longer pink. Remove sausage from pan, reserving grease. Reduce heat to medium and add onions, garlic and seasonings. Saute for 4 minutes.
  • Add pasta to boiling water and cook as directed on the package. Drain in colander and rinse with cool water.
  • Add goat cheese to onions and garlic. Crumble and stir until melted. Stir in heavy cream and lemon juice. Let cook 2 minutes then add chicken broth. Return sausage to pan and combine. Add cooked pasta to pan and toss to evenly coat. Lastly, remove pan from heat and stir in spinach.
Keyword cheese sauce, goat cheese, Pasta, pasta dishes, Sausage, spinach
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