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Figs and goat cheese have been paired together for centuries and make a spectacular combination is this yummy pasta dish. Use pecans in place of walnuts if necessary!

Fig and Walnut with Goat Cheese Pasta Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 50 minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes


  • 2 1/2 Cups Milk
  • 1 Whole Rosemary Sprig
  • 2 Pound Gemelli Pasta
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 2 Tablespoon Flour
  • 2 4oz Logs of Goat Cheese
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Cup Dried Figs, sliced
  • 1 Cup Walnuts or Pecans, toasted and chopped


  1. Heat milk and rosemary in a small sauce pan over medium heat while covered for 20-25 minutes. Remove from heat and remove rosemary. Set aside.
  2. Heat a large pot full of salted water to boiling and add the pasta. Cook for 10 minutes or until tender.
  3. In a large saucepot over medium heat, melt the butter. Sprinkle in the flour and whisk for two minutes. Pour in milk and whisk until the mixture comes to a boil. Simmer for three minutes until thickened.
  4. Crumble goat cheese and add to mixture in small additions, stirring until melted. Add salt, figs and walnuts.
  5. In a large bowl, combine pasta and sauce and toss to coat. Serve immediately!