Pesto & Goat Cheese Pasta

This week has
been such a whirlwind with our fur baby in the hospital. Realizing late last
night how overdue for a trip to the Harris Teeter I was, I decided to throw
some random ingredients together for dinner. So, I present to you,
Pesto & Goat Cheese Pasta!

I was pleasantly surprised with how quickly I whipped this together. Oh, and it was delicious.

First, I sauteed baby portabella mushrooms with onions and garlic in butter, until tender.

Then I dumped half of a container of goat cheese and pesto on top! Okay, fine, I dumped the whole container of goat cheese on top, oops.

After a few minutes, I had a deliciously creamy mixture that I poured on top of whole wheat pasta. I sprinkled fresh parsley on top for color and voila…

Creamy Pesto & Goat Cheese Pasta!

Any suggestions for quick and easy dinners are welcomed!


  1. Elizabeth
    May 25, 2012 / 1:20 pm

    Yum! This looks great!

  2. Dee Stephens
    May 25, 2012 / 1:38 pm

    sounds yummy to me!

  3. Jane {In the Pink and Green}
    May 25, 2012 / 2:12 pm

    OOH this looks delicious! Goat cheese + pesto + pasta = 3 of my favorite foods!!

  4. Valerie Griffin
    May 25, 2012 / 2:26 pm

    sounds and looks amazing!

  5. Jordan Cole
    May 25, 2012 / 2:43 pm

    I just bought pesto wioth no idea what to make with it! Thanks for the idea! Making this tonight!

  6. Meghan @ More from Meg
    May 25, 2012 / 2:49 pm

    Yummm – looks so good!!! 🙂

  7. Pamela
    May 25, 2012 / 2:50 pm

    Yummy!! Looks SO good!

  8. Jill @ ACharmedLife
    May 25, 2012 / 3:08 pm

    oh my goodness.. looks AMAZING! its only 11am but i am ready for lunch now 😉 happpy weekend love!

  9. Faith
    May 25, 2012 / 3:20 pm

    oh yum! that looks amazing!i must make!

  10. Christina
    May 25, 2012 / 3:25 pm

    i'm drooling at my computer.

  11. Kayln
    May 25, 2012 / 3:26 pm

    Okay so that looks AMAZING!!! I'm going to have to try making that this wknd!

  12. Megan@TwoDelighted
    May 25, 2012 / 3:27 pm

    This looks completely amazing. I love mushrooms in my pasta. I wish I lived at your house. 🙂 I hope your fur baby is okay.

  13. Colleen
    May 25, 2012 / 5:01 pm

    Ok I have to be honest. I can't get behind the mushrooms. Just can't do it. But other than that, pasta + cheese = good. This looks delicious.

  14. Hannah Callaway
    May 25, 2012 / 11:01 pm

    making this tonight, adding chicken + tomatoes!

  15. Maran (HeyHawleywood)
    May 27, 2012 / 12:35 am

    Yum but more importantly is your fur baby ok?!??!!?!?

  16. Katie B. of
    May 27, 2012 / 11:27 pm

    Fantastic recipe, and your photos made me want to lick my laptop screen! I love meals that use lots of mushrooms — they're so packed with micronutrients, and a great substitute for meat. Thanks for sharing, and for helping me decide what I'll be making for dinner this week!

  17. sofa
    May 29, 2012 / 7:07 am

    HiPesto & Goat Cheese PastaFabulous, just the critical info I was looking just for. I praise you for taking from your time to write this article.

  18. Leigh Powell Hines (Hines-Sight Blog)
    May 29, 2012 / 7:10 pm

    This looks great. I have been wanting to do something with pesto.

  19. ASHLEA
    May 30, 2012 / 1:04 am

    This pasta looks absolutely amazing! I love how the goat cheese makes a creamy sauce. I'm going to have to try this… soon!

  20. Lacey
    May 30, 2012 / 2:58 pm

    Yum!! That sounds amazing! THanks for sharing!

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