Spinach Fettuccine With Pears & Gorgonzola Cheese
Spinach Fettuccine With Pears & Gorgonzola Cheese Image

Spinach Fettuccine With Pears & Gorgonzola Cheese

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

4
servings
10 min
PREP TIME
20 min
TOTAL TIME

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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Drain.

  2. STEP 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. STEP 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.

Nutrition

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

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  April 14, 2012

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

— says Hilary
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  September 25, 2008

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.

— says Jane
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