Spinach & Goat Cheese Sauce

Nicolette Stramara

by | Updated: January 14th, 2020

You’ve found it! You’ve found the sauce of all trades. Whether you spoon it over chicken or fish, use it as a burger condiment or serve it on top of pasta, this spinach and goat cheese sauce is a guaranteed winner. Its bold flavor and creamy texture will enhance virtually any savory dish! Adjust the measurements to suit your taste or thickness preferences – you’ll want a thicker sauce to top meat and a thinner version for pasta.

Spinach & Goat Cheese Sauce on Top of Pasta | Vitacost.com/blog

Spinach & Goat Cheese Sauce on Top of Pasta | Vitacost.com/blog
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Spinach & Goat Cheese Sauce

Servings 8
Calories 182.6 kcal
Author Nicolette


  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. avocado oil or olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic smashed
  • 8 oz. goat cheese
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 6 cups fresh spinach chopped
  • 4 Tbsp. grass-fed, unsalted butter


  1. In small saucepan, combine, chicken broth, wine, lemon juice, avocado oil and garlic.
  2. Bring mixture to boil, then reduce to simmer. Simmer 12-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until reduced by half.
  3. When reduced, remove garlic and add remaining ingredients to saucepan.
  4. Stir for 5-8 minutes, until spinach is melted, cheese is melted and ingredients are well incorporated.
  5. Continue to cook sauce for 3-4 minutes to achieve a thin consistency. For a thicker sauce, continue to cook for 8-10 minutes. Stir occasionally to prevent burning.

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Nutrition Facts
Spinach & Goat Cheese Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 182.6 Calories from Fat 139
% Daily Value*
Fat 15.45g24%
Saturated Fat 8.18g41%
Cholesterol 28.09mg9%
Sodium 641.16mg27%
Potassium 228.89mg7%
Carbohydrates 2.76g1%
Fiber 0.54g2%
Sugar 0.66g1%
Protein 6.51g13%
Vitamin A 2577.6IU52%
Vitamin C 15.37mg19%
Calcium 74.35mg7%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.