Spinach Fettuccine With Pears & Gorgonzola Cheese

Spinach Fettuccine With Pears & Gorgonzola Cheese
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Fresh pears and tangy Gorgonzola cheese blend together in this easy-to-make main dish recipe.
10 min
Prep Time
20 min
Total Time
4 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Drain.
  2. 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.
  3. 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).

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
470
Cholesterol
40mg
Carbohydrates
51g
Protein
17g
Fat
22g
Sodium
620mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I served this at a dinner party, and it was a huge hit! Yum!

Rating

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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