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Goat Cheese Lemon Pasta with Kale

This fresh and flavorful pasta dish takes less than 30 minutes to make!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins


  • 12 ounces pasta we used DeLallo's Organic Whole Wheat Farfalle
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium shallot diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • Dash of crushed red pepper flakes
  • Zest of 1 large lemon
  • Juice of 1 large lemon
  • 1 small bunch kale about 5 cups, coarsely chopped, stems removed
  • 5 ounces goat cheese
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  • Bring a large pot of water to boil. Salt the water and cook pasta according to package directions.
  • In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the shallot and garlic. Cook until tender, about 4-5 minutes. Add a dash of crushed red pepper flakes. Stir in the chopped kale. Stir and add the lemon zest and lemon juice. Cook until kale leaves are wilted and tender.
  • Carefully drain the pasta. Return to pot. Crumble the goat cheese over the hot pasta and stir until creamy. Add the kale/lemon mixture. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Serve immediately.