Sunblush Tomato, Basil and Goat’s Cheese Pasta

A nutritious, tasty snack or lunch box filler.


  • 250 g wholewheat penne pasta
  • 150 g sunblush tomatoes (plus a little of the oil they are stored in)
  • 75 g goat’s cheese
  • a handful of fresh basil leaves
  • a good pinch of sea salt
  • a few slices of good crunchy toasted bread to serve


  1. Bring a large pot of water to the boil and cook the pasta according to
  2. instructions on the packet.
  3. While the pasta is cooking, remove the tomatoes from the oil they are
  4. stored in and set the oil aside to add to the pasta later.
  5. Roughly chop the basil leaves and sunblush tomatoes and set aside.
  6. When the pasta is cooked, drain in a colander and put back in the pot.
  7. Drizzle with the tomato oil and add the basil and sunblush tomatoes, stir
  8. to combine.
  9. Crumble in the goat’s cheese, season with a little sea salt and, using a large serving spoon, stir the cheese through the pasta.
  10. Serve straightaway or this also works really well as a tasty lunch box filler.


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