Arugula and Goat Cheese Pasta Salad

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 20 minutes
  • 2 servings

Pasta salads really are an option to consider, if you want to adopt a healthy lifestyle. You get all the nutrients from veggies and a large amount of energy from the pasta. Pasta salads can be ready in a jiffy, all you need to consider is a nice combo of flavors. For this recipe, we’ve used some cherry tomatoes, olives, arugula, all sprinkled with some salty goat cheese.

Ingredients Needed for Arugula and Goat Cheese Pasta Salad

5 ounces of fusilli, whole wheat
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
pepper
salt
2 ounces of goat cheese, crumbled
2 ounces of cherry tomatoes, halved
1 fluid ounce olives, sliced
2 ounces of arugula
½ teaspoon chili flakes

How to Cook Arugula and Goat Cheese Pasta Salad

  1. Heat a saucepan over medium heat and fill it halfway with water. Bring it to a boil and add a pinch of salt.
  2. Add the dried pasta and cook according to the instructions on the package.
  3. Take out the pasta and drain.
  4. Prepare the salad dressing. Add the olive oil and lemon juice in a small bowl. Add small pinches of salt and pepper. Mix with a teaspoon.
  5. Add the pasta in a large bowl, along with the goat cheese. Add the cherry tomatoes, olives, and arugula.
  6. Add the chili flakes, pour the dressing, and give it a good stir.

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