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Picnic™ Gourmet Spreads Herby Pasta with Pistachios

Herbed Goat Cheese Spread makes this simple, creamy, pasta an excellent, weeknight meal that can be ready in under 30 minutes. Add your favorite protein and some greens for a larger family style dinner. Since it’s just as delicious at room temperature it’s a great “make-ahead” dish for cookouts also.

Serves 4
Ready in 25 mins
Prep time 5 mins
Cooking time 20 mins
606 calories per serving


> 1 lb package Penne Pasta (or tubed pasta of your choice)
> 1/2 cup Picnic Herbed Goat Cheese
> 1/2 cup Crispy Prosciutto
> 1/2 cup crushed Pistachios
> 2 tbsp Italian Parsley (thinly sliced)
> Olive oil
> Sea salt


Pre-heat oven to 350.
Cook pasta to al dente. Reserving about a half a cup of pasta water.
While pasta is cooking tear up prosciutto into bite size pieces
Place prosciutto on baking tray. and cook in 350 oven for about 5-10 minutes until crispy. (Keep an eye on it so you do not over cook.)
Crush pistachios, just a bit. I put them on a cutting board, cover with a paper towel and hit gently with the flat side of a meat tenderizer.
Pour hot pasta into serving dish and mix in Picnic’s Herb Goat Cheese. Stir to coat and drizzle with olive oil, then salt to taste.
Top with crispy prosciutto, crushed pistachios, & parsley.


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