Arugula and Goat Cheese Pasta Salad Recipe

Arugula and Goat Cheese Pasta Salad Recipe

How To Make Arugula and Goat Cheese Pasta Salad

A delightfully hearty salad with a subtle tart from goat cheese! This incredible goat cheese pasta salad has the perfect balance complementary flavors.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 6ozwhole wheat pasta(rotini, penne, bow tie, or any other small noodles)
  • 4cupsarugularinsed, chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • red peppersroasted, chopped
  • goat cheesecrumbled
  • olive oilfor drizzling
  • fresh lemon juice(or white wine vinegar)
  • saltfreshly ground
  • pepperfreshly ground


  1. Bring a big pot of salted water to a boil and cook pasta according to the directions. Drain the pasta and pour into a big serving bowl.

  2. Chop arugula and roasted peppers.

  3. Mix in goat cheese.

  4. Toss with peppers/tomatoes, a drizzle of olive oil, a lemon’s worth of juice or a drizzle of vinegar, and salt and pepper. Mix in arugula last.

Recipe Notes


Alternatives: You can easily substitute cherry tomatoes with the red peppers, if you’d prefer a less spicy dish.



  • Calories: 366.95kcal
  • Fat: 18.29g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.24g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.03g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.87g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.90g
  • Fiber: 0.42g
  • Sugar: 0.41g
  • Protein: 20.56g
  • Cholesterol: 34.23mg
  • Sodium: 350.50mg
  • Calcium: 155.03mg
  • Potassium: 190.05mg
  • Iron: 3.30mg
  • Vitamin A: 238.24µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.00mg
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