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Creamy Orecchiette with Goat Cheese and Tuna

A delicious and creamy pasta dish.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: goats cheese pasta recipe, tuna pasta recipe, weeknight pasta recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 458kcal


  • 8 ounces DeLallo Whole Wheat Orecchiette
  • 4 ounces creamy herbed goat cheese
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 2 5-ounce cans solid white tuna
  • 2 cups frozen sweet peas thawed
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese for serving


  • In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the orecchiette until al dente, according to package instructions. Reserve 1 cup of the pasta water. Drain.
  • Return the pasta to the pot. Break the goat cheese into pieces and add it to the pasta, along with the reserved cooking water. Stir well to melt the goat cheese. Add the lemon juice, zest, tuna, peas, parsley, and Parmesan, and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.


Inspired by Martha Stewart Everyday Food.


Calories: 458kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 477mg | Potassium: 515mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1085IU | Vitamin C: 47.3mg | Calcium: 170mg | Iron: 4.7mg