Broccoli, Walnut & Blue Cheese Pasta

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Sarah_Jayne

I have had a dish similar to this at a restaurant in the past and enjoyed it. So, when I saw this recipe in the 2008 Christmas copy of BBC Good Magazine I wanted to jot it down.

Top Review by Tahitia

Very good, and out of the daily routine for sure... I didn't have any greens at home, but I added chicken.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook penne pasta according to packet directions.
  2. When there is four minutes remaining in the pasta cooking time throw in the broccoli florets.
  3. Meanwhile, heat olive oil and add chopped walnuts and fry gently for 1 minute.
  4. Drain the pasta, adding 4 tablespoons cooking water to the walnuts.
  5. Return the pasta to the pan, add the walnuts and creamy blue cheese, cubed.
  6. Gently stir on the heat, just to melt the cheese.
  7. Squeeze over lemon juice to serve.

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