Spinach Fettuccine With Pears & Gorgonzola Cheese

Spinach Fettuccine With Pears & Gorgonzola Cheese

Fresh pears and tangy Gorgonzola cheese blend together in this easy-to-make main dish recipe.

10 min. prep time
4 servings
252 Ratings


8 ounces uncooked dried spinach fettuccine
8 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
4 ounces (1 cup) crumbled Gorgonzola or blue cheese
2 ripe pears, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 teaspoon coarse ground pepper
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic


Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Drain.

Meanwhile, cook bacon in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp (6 to 8 minutes). Drain pan drippings, reserving 2 tablespoons.

Add cooked fettuccine and all remaining ingredients to bacon and reserved pan drippings in same skillet. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted (2 to 3 minutes).

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 470

Fat: 22g

Cholesterol: 40mg

Sodium: 620mg

Carbohydrates: 51g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 17g

Recipe #7132©2000Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I served this at a dinner party, and it was a huge hit! Yum!
I added fresh spinach leaves, wilted by the hot pasta. Another idea would be to add toasted walnuts for the little crunch. Easy, great for a Fall time lunch with a salad or a cup of tomato soup.

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