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, 6-8 minutes or until crisp. 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, 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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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