You are here: Home » Recipes » Penne with Spinach, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Goat Cheese Penne with Spinach, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Goat Cheese Recipe by Relish ContributorKitchen Tested Yield 4 servings A great combination of spinach and tangy tomatoes. PrintEmail Ingredients 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes (not oil-packed)2/3 cup boiling water12 ounces penne or other tubular pasta2 tablespoons olive oil1 tablespoon minced garlic6 cups stemmed fresh spinach, washed1 tablespoon dried basil2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese Instructions In a small bowl, combine sun-dried tomatoes and boiling water and set aside to soften, about 10 minutes. Coarsely chop tomatoes and reserve soaking liquid. Meanwhile, prepare pasta according to package directions, omitting any oil and salt. Drain and set aside. In a large skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, heat oil and saute garlic for 30 seconds. Add sun-dried tomatoes with soaking liquid and spinach, basil, vinegar, and salt and pepper. Cook until spinach is wilted, about 5 minutes. Stir in goat cheese and pasta, heating until cheese is melted.