Fresh pears and tangy Gorgonzola cheese blend together in this easy-to-make main dish recipe.
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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, 6-8 minutes or until crisp. 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, 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted.
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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.