Pasta With Spinach, Blue Cheese And Pine Nuts Recipe

This pasta dish combines the earthy flavors of spinach, the tanginess of blue cheese, and the nuttiness of pine nuts. The spinach adds a healthy dose of vitamins and minerals, while the blue cheese adds a creamy and rich flavor. The pine nuts provide a satisfying crunch and a hint of sweetness. This dish is perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner or a special occasion.

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Ingredients for Pasta With Spinach, Blue Cheese And Pine Nuts Recipe

  • 8 ounce Pasta
  • 2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 4 cup Fresh Spinach
  • 1/2 cup Crumbled Blue Cheese
  • 1/4 cup Pine Nuts
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Pasta With Spinach, Blue Cheese And Pine Nuts Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente.
  • STEP 2.In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until fragrant.
  • STEP 3.Add spinach to the skillet and cook until wilted. Stir in blue cheese and pine nuts.
  • STEP 4.Drain the pasta and add it to the skillet. Toss everything together until well combined.
  • STEP 5.Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Toasting the pine nuts before adding them to the dish will enhance their flavor.
  • You can substitute other types of cheese, such as feta or goat cheese, for the blue cheese if desired.
  • Serve the pasta with a side of crusty bread and a green salad for a complete meal.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the pasta in a skillet with a splash of water or broth to prevent it from drying out.
  • Garnish with additional crumbled blue cheese and pine nuts before serving for an extra touch of flavor.
Nutrition
value
358
calories per serving
11 g Fat24 g Protein76 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    11g
  • Protein
    24g
  • Carbs
    76g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    76g
  • Protein
    24g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    11g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    354mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    1566mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    141mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    18mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    116mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    388mg
  • Selenium
    15mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp