Posted by: inyomouth | April 10, 2009

pasta with sun-dried tomotoes & goat cheese


sun-dried tomatoes and goat cheese: two of my favorite flavors.  when i found this recipe, i knew i had to try it.  and here’s the verdict: this was one of the yummiest pasta dishes i’ve ever tried! the various flavors work really well together and make your taste buds jump AND this took less than 30 minutes to make! quick & tasty?!  what more could busy college students ask for?  Scroll down for the recipe 🙂

1. chop your garlic & onion

2. add the oil from the jar of sun-dried tomatoes to a pan & saute onions & garlic until fragrant

3. add white wine & tomato paste and stir until sauce thickens


4. add sun-dried tomatoes & bowl pasta for about 5 minutes.

5. add goat cheese & chopped parsley to pasta & sauce & enjoy!

Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Goat Cheese

adapted from Andyboy Cooks


1 (10-ounce) jar sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, chopped (oil reserved)
1 small onion, chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup tomato paste
2/3 cup dry white wine
8 ounces angel hair pasta
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 ounces soft fresh goat cheese, coarsely crumbled
2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley leaves
**I added italian chicken sausage (trader joe’s) for a hearty flavor


Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil from the sun-dried tomatoes in a heavy large skillet over medium heat (I cooked the sausage first for about 2 minutes on each side). Add the onion and saute until tender, about 3 minutes. Stir in the garlic and saute until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the tomato paste and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add the wine and sun-dried tomatoes and simmer until the liquid reduces by half, about 2 minutes.

Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook until al dente, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of cooking liquid. Add the pasta to the tomato mixture and toss to coat, adding some reserved cooking liquid to moisten. Season the pasta, to taste, with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with the goat cheese and parsley and stir. Mound the pasta into bowls and serve.




  1. Brita, We love this one. It is a “go to” recipe for us. We had fun with your parents in Palm Springs. Your website has become even more amazing!

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