Balsamic Pasta with Spinach and Fresh Cheese

Looking for a spinach pasta recipe the whole family will love? This pasta with balsamic vinegar and olive oil dressing with goat cheese and fresh mozzarella is home run at our house (and it's so easy to make!)

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Author Janssen Bradshaw


  • 8 oz angel hair pasta I use whole-wheat
  • 2 T balsamic vinegar
  • 4 T olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 1 cup baby spinach roughly chopped
  • 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 cup small fresh mozzarella balls I like the smallest size
  • 1/3 cup crumbled goat cheese


  1. Boil pasta according to package directions and drain, then return to pot and sir in the vinegar, olive oil, garlic, and salt and pepper.
  2. Put the chicken, spinach, and tomatoes in a large bowl. Add the pasta and stir to combine then add the cheese and toss well. Salt and pepper to taste and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

(adapted from Perry's Plate)