Fusilli With Blue Cheese and Toasted Walnuts

Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Corkscrew pasta tossed with a rich blue cheese sauce with green peas and toasted walnuts. Another "I have to make this recipe" for my cookbook. Attributed to "Good Housekeeping 100 Best Pasta recipes".

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Spread walnuts on a baking sheet and bake, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until fragrant.
  3. Cook fusilli in boiling salted water according to package directions.
  4. In the meantime, place half-in-half, water and salt in a saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat.
  5. Add 3/4 cup blue cheese and stir until heated through.
  6. Place peas in a colander and drain cooked fusili over the peas.
  7. Place pasta mixture in a large bowl, add cheese sauce and walnuts and toss.
  8. Sprinkle with remaining blue cheese and serve.

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