Penne with Radicchio & Goat Cheese
- 2 heads of Radicchio
- 1 garlic glove
- 1 medium shallot, dice
- 1 lb penne pasta
- 4 ounces goat cheese
- salt to taste
- olive oil
- Wash radicchio then quarter, cut 1/2-inch wide strips. Set aside 2 cups of the cut up radicchio.
- 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.
- 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.
- Add Drain penne pasta and uncooked radicchio, and serve.