Fettucine with Spinach & Blue Cheese

A quick, simple pasta dish with a winning combination also a change from one that contains tomato. This dish is popular even with people who do not love blue cheese.

Serves: 4


  • 300g fettuccine
  • 1 tbsp olive oil and extra for serving
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped finely
  • 200lb spinach, washed and large leaves chopped
  • 80g walnuts, chopped
  • 75g blue cheese, crumbled


  1. Cook the fettuccine in a pan of boiling water, until al dente.
  2. Drain but reserve a little of the cooking water.
  3. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and add the garlic. Cook 1 minute max.
  4. Add the spinach and cook continuing to stir for 2 mins until wilted.
  5. Add the fettuccine, blue cheese and walnuts and toss well together.
  6. Add a little pasta cooking water to create a little sauce if necessary.
  7. Serve drizzling with olive oil and a twist of freshly ground black pepper.