Goat’s Cheese, Roasted Pepper & Basil Pasta

This recipe involved the dazzling debut of our latest item of kitchen equipment – a Black Iron Omelette Pan bought for the bargain price of £7.60. It came from Dentons Catering Equipment Ltd – a magnificent shop crammed with professional quality cooking gear and definitely worth a pilgrimage – providing you can tolerate the multitude of cityboy urban tossers infesting Clapham.

Goat's Cheese, Roasted Pepper & Basil Pasta

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20-30 minutes
Skill level: Easy
Serves: 2 greedy people


  • pasta – enough for 2 – about 220g
  • 3 red peppers
  • goat’s cheese – 150-200g
  • garlic – 2 cloves – crushed
  • olive oil – a good slug – about 4 tbsp
  • basil leaves – a whole supermarket plant
  • s & p

De-seed the peppers, put in a baking dish, drizzle with olive oil and place in a hot oven until soft and slightly blackened. Remove from the oven and when cool enough to handle, remove the skin and cut into slices.

Goat's Cheese, Roasted Pepper & Basil Pasta

Cook the pasta as per instructions.

Meanwhile put the oil, garlic and basil leaves in a frying pan and cook until the basil starts to crackle. Add the peppers and cheese and stir until the cheese has melted into a smooth mixture.

Goat's Cheese, Roasted Pepper & Basil Pasta

Mix with the drained pasta.

Serve with a green salad.

Goat's Cheese, Roasted Pepper & Basil Pasta

Verdict: Ambrosial, appetising, choice, delectable, delightful, divine, enchanting, enticing, esculent, exquisite, flavourful, gustable, gustatory, heavenly, luscious, nectarean, nectareous, nectarous, palatable, piquant, pleasing, rich, savoury, scrumptious, sweet, tasteful, tempting, toothsome, thesaurus, yummy.

Drink: Filtered Tower Hamlets water.

Entertainment: ‘The Supersizers Go…Victorian’. Excellent stuff.


  1. Finally made it onto your site. I’ve been on here for ages now. Haven’t had dinner yet and all this is making my mouth water. I’ve written down the recipe for this pasta dish and I’m going to have a stab at it tomorrow…

  2. Wow! This looks good! Can I know how long it took you to roast the peppers? Thanks!

  3. Hi Mrs Ergül
    The peppers should take 15 – 20 minutes, but check on them from time to time.

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