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Radicchio & Goat Cheese Penne Pasta

If you you couldn’t tell we love pasta! Try this delicious radicchio & goat cheese pasta for your next quick easy weeknight meal! PS don’t forget the wine 🙂 

Radicchio Goat Cheese and Penne



Penne with Radicchio & Goat Cheese

  • Author: Francesca Marchini


  • 2 heads of Radicchio
  • 1 garlic glove
  • 1 medium shallot, dice
  • 1 lb penne pasta
  • 4 ounces goat cheese
  • salt to taste
  • olive oil


  1. Wash radicchio then quarter, cut 1/2-inch wide strips. Set aside 2 cups of the cut up radicchio.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil for the pasta with salt (to taste) & olive oil. Once boiling add pasta and cook pasta until al dente. Save 1 cup of starchy pasta water for suace & drain pasta.
  3. Meanwhile, heat olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet./ saucepan  and add shallots until cook until translucent. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds then add radicchio, except for the 2 cups you set aside, and salt to taste. Cook until radicchio is wilted together until radicchio has wilted, about 5 minutes. Stri in Goat cheese. Add pasta water to make to desired thinness.
  4. Add Drain penne pasta and  uncooked radicchio, and serve.