Goat Cheese Pasta, Broccoli, and Pine Nuts

Pair roasted garlic and pine nuts with a creamy goat cheese sauce over linguini in this recipe for a quick and delicious meal.

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cups broccoli
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 12 ounces spiral pasta
  • 1¼ cups chicken broth
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 5 ounces goat cheese
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh parsley, optional
Instructions
  1. Chop the broccoli into bite-sized pieces. Remove the top and seeds from the red pepper and slice into thin slices.
  2. In a skillet over medium heat, add in the broccoli and red pepper with the olive oil. Saute until tender.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in salted water.
  4. Once the vegetables are tender, add in the chicken broth. Bring the broth to a boil and allow to boil until the mixture is reduced into half. Add in the butter and goat cheese.
  5. Stir until smooth and creamy.
  6. Drain the pasta and combine the cheesy vegetable mixture with the pasta.
  7. In another skillet, lightly toast the pine nuts by placing them in an even layer over medium heat stirring often until lightly browned.
  8. Add in the pine nuts. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. If desired top with some finely chopped parsley.

Source : allrecipes.com

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