Pasta with Blue Cheese and Walnuts

Pasta with Blue Cheese and Walnuts


"A quick, delicious dish that is NOT lowfat but IS yummy!!"


servings 419 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 419 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 20.5 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.3g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 14.6 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 399 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until al dente.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in heavy skillet. Add garlic, and saute for a few minutes. Stir in walnuts, and saute for several more minutes.
  3. Drain pasta, and divide into 2 plates. Top with saute and blue cheese.
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  1. 35 Ratings


I gave this 5 stars even though hubby didn't really care for it. I think you need to be a real lover of blue cheese to love it. I did make a few modifications. I mixed 1 tbs of flour with 1/4...

Excellent recipe, especially if you love blue cheese! Added some tomatoes and diced chicken to make it a little heartier and a little extra oil and cheese to compensate for the extra ingredient...

This is something I would expect to get at a fine restaurant!

The recipe as written is really good, but if you want to make it excellent and really "wow" your dinner party, do this: up the garlic and add sun dried tomatoes and mushrooms. Once you toss it w...

Mmmm... My buddy, Ennis, shared this recipe with me and it was awesome! He's pretty much full-blown granola, so I wasn't sure if I would like it. I used whole wheat pasta to make it extra whol...

More extra virgin olive oil is needed in this recipe for a smoother consistency. I used approximately 1/4 c. I also substituted the walnuts for soy nuts as they contain more protein. Puree the m...

I thought this recipe tasted great and it was quite easy to put together. After having it at a restaurant, I wanted to try and make it on my own. The bleu cheese gave the pasta just the right ...

This recipe is amazing! I added chopped chicken, a bell pepper and some extra blue cheese to comepnsate for the new ingredients. It gave the recipe some variety and people love it wherever I go!

I thought this was excellent. So very simple. I had something sort of like this in a restaurant and said to myself I wish I could make this recipe at home. Thanks for helping me find new ways...