Blue Cheese Pasta with Lemon and Walnuts
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Serves: 6
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ cups bread crumbs
  • ¼ cups finely chopped walnuts
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp. Chopped parsley
  • 1 lbs of your favorite pasta
  • 4 oz. blue cheese, crumbled
  • ¼ cup of lemon juice
  • ½ cup pasta water, reserved
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Reserved ½ cup of the water used to cook the pasta.
  2. In a large skillet, heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in medium heat. Add the garlic, bread crumbs, walnuts and parsley. Stir and heat until the bread crumbs are browned, about 3-5 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, toss the cooked pasta in the blue cheese, lemon, 2 tbsp of olive oil and the reserved pasta water.
  4. Add the bread crumb mixture and toss until well coated. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Recipe Adapted: Good Housekeeping
Recipe by Salu Salo Recipes at