Cheesy Spinach Tomato Pasta

Cheesy Spinach Tomato Pasta

Two Chef Mission
Delicious and light, this recipe combines monterey jack and goat cheese with the fresh bite of spinach and cherry tomatoes. Creamy and flavorful!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 2 people
Calories 1044 kcal


  • Cutting Board
  • Chef Knife
  • Pot
  • Strainer
  • Saute Pan
  • Whisk
  • Heat resistant spoon/spatula


  • 1/2 box Ziti Pasta
  • 1/2 pint Cherry Tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 bag Spinach
  • 1 oz Flour
  • 1 oz Butter
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 4 oz Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 4 oz Goat Cheese
  • Olive Oil as needed
  • Salt as needed
  • Pepper as needed


  • Bring a pot of water to a boil. Stir in the pasta and cook to aldente. Drain and toss with a bit of oil so it doesn’t stick together
  • Heat a sauce pan and add in the butter. Once melted whisk in the flour and make a roux. Whisk in the milk and bring to a simmer. A sauce like consistency should start to occur. Start stirring in the cheese and goat cheese. Season sauce, toss in the pasta and veggies, and adjust the seasoning if needed.
  • Serve & Enjoy!


If goat cheese is not your preference you could use cream cheese.


Calories: 1044kcalCarbohydrates: 108gProtein: 48gFat: 47gSaturated Fat: 29gCholesterol: 119mgSodium: 742mgPotassium: 1112mgFiber: 6gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 8810IUVitamin C: 47mgCalcium: 747mgIron: 6mg
Keyword Italian, Pasta, Pasta Dishes, Pasta Recipes, Recipes, Simple Recipes, Spinach, Tomato, vegetables, Vegetatarian, Winter
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