Pasta With Goat Cheese and Basil Oil

Pasta With Goat Cheese and Basil Oil
Sang An
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Serves 4
preparation
15
minutes
cooking
20
minutes

Ingredients

12
ounces
gemelli or other short pasta
3
cups
fresh basil leaves
1/2
cup
olive oil
4
ounces
crumbled fresh goat cheese
kosher salt and black pepper

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions; drain and return it to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, in a blender, puree 2 cups of the basil leaves with the oil until smooth; pour through a fine-mesh sieve and discard the solids.
  3. Toss the pasta with the basil oil, goat cheese, the remaining 1 cup basil leaves, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
Dawn Perry
June 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 660
  • Fat 37 g
  • Sat Fat 10 g
  • Cholesterol 22 mg
  • Sodium 392 mg
  • Protein 18 g
  • Carbohydrate 65 g
  • Sugar 4 g
  • Fiber 4 g
  • Iron 4 mg
  • Calcium 146 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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