Fettuccine with Blue Cheese Sauce

Fettuccine with Blue Cheese SauceRecipe
Photo: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Buffy Hargett


8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes


1/2 cup pine nuts
1 1/2 (4-ounce) packages crumbled blue cheese, divided
1 1/2 cups half-and-half
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, cubed
2 (9-ounce) packages refrigerated fettuccine, cooked
2 cups tightly packed torn spinach, cut into thin strips
6 ounces thinly sliced ham, cut into thin strips
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 teaspoon salt


Place pine nuts in a single layer on a baking sheet.

Bake at 350° for 7 minutes or until toasted. Set aside.

Cook 1 cup blue cheese, half-and-half, and cream cheese in a heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until mixture is smooth. Keep warm.

Toss cooked pasta with spinach strips and next 3 ingredients. Pour blue cheese sauce over pasta, and toss to coat. Sprinkle pasta with remaining 1/2 cup blue cheese and pine nuts. Serve immediately.