Pasta with walnuts and blue cheese

Pasta with walnuts and blue cheese
  • Serves icon Serves 2
  • Time icon Ready in 10 minutes

This simple pasta recipe, with creamy blue cheese, peppery rocket and walnuts is on the table in just 10 minutes.


  • 200g penne pasta
  • 50g walnut pieces
  • 200ml low-fat crème fraîche
  • 55g blue cheese (such as Roquefort or Gorgonzola), cut up
  • Handful fresh rocket


  1. Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, toast the walnut pieces in a non-stick pan over a high heat for 1-2 minutes, tossing occasionally. Add the low-fat crème fraîche. When it bubbles, stir in the blue cheese and heat until just melted. Remove from the heat, toss with the pasta and rocket, and season to taste.


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