Goat Cheese and Chicken Pasta

Prep Time:
15 minutes 

Cook Time:
40 minutes

Total Time:
55 minutes


Goat Cheese and Chicken Pasta

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Indulge in the delightful combination of creamy goat cheese and tender chicken with this delicious Goat Cheese and Chicken Pasta recipe. It's a flavorful and nutritious option for brunch or dinner, packed with fresh herbs, protein and wholesome ingredients.

Craft a homemade pesto using fresh sage, parsley, garlic, pecans and Parmesan cheese blended with olive oil for a vibrant flavor. This pesto adds freshness to the dish while providing essential nutrients and antioxidants.

Next, cook chicken breasts until tender and juicy, seasoned with salt and pepper for added flavor. The chicken adds lean protein to the dish, making it a satisfying and balanced meal option.

Combine the pesto with creamy goat cheese and a splash of half-and-half to create a luxurious sauce that coats every strand of spaghetti. This sauce is rich in calcium and healthy fats, offering a creamy texture without needing heavy cream.

Finish off the dish by incorporating eggs, enriching the sauce and adding a velvety richness that ties everything together beautifully. Eggs are a great source of protein and essential vitamins, making them a nutritious addition to any meal.

With its flavorful ingredients and balanced nutritional profile, this Goat Cheese and Chicken Pasta recipe will become a favorite for brunches or dinners. Enjoy the wholesome flavors of this dish while treating your taste buds to this delicious and healthy recipe.


  1. Preheat oven 350°. Coat an 8x8-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. For the pesto: In a blender, pulse the sage, parsley, pecans, garlic and cheese. Once combined, drizzle in the olive oil while the blades are spinning.
  3. Coat the chicken with pesto and place in the baking dish. Bake the chicken for 35 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°.
  4. In a small saucepan over low heat, combine the goat cheese and half and half. Simmer until the goat cheese has melted and the mixture is thick and creamy.
  5. Cook the spaghetti according to package directions. Drain well.
  6. Combine the hot pasta and the goat cheese sauce.
  7. Plate the pasta. Top with a pesto covered chicken breast.
  8. Coat a sauté pan with cooking spray. Over low heat, cook 4 eggs over easy. Season with salt and pepper. Place one egg on each chicken breast. Serve immediately.

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Stacey, ALDI Test Kitchen