Goat Cheese Lemon Pasta with Kale

12 Apr

Kale was on sale at the grocery store and looked pretty good so I grabbed a bunch. This came out really good and was quick to make!

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Goat Cheese Lemon Pasta with Kale
adapted from twopeasandtheirpod

ingredients:
1 box pasta pasta
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

directions:
1. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Salt the water and cook pasta according to package directions.

2. 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.

3. 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.

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One Response to “Goat Cheese Lemon Pasta with Kale”

  1. Liz Mackie April 13, 2014 at 1:28 pm #

    Thank you for the nice recipe.

    From: ilonaskitchen >To: lizzm@att.net >Sent: Saturday, April 12, 2014 7:59 PM >Subject: [New post] Goat Cheese Lemon Pasta with Kale > >ilonaskitchen posted: “Kale was on sale at the grocery store and looked pretty good so I grabbed a bunch. This came out really good and was quick to make! Goat Cheese Lemon Pasta with Kale adapted from twopeasandtheirpod ingredients: 1 box pasta pasta 1 tablespoon olive ” >

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