Blue Cheese Pasta Recipes

Blue Cheese is one of the best varieties of cheese used in dressings or toppings of the food. This blue-green colored cheese offers various nutrients that are required for the body. As it is low in calories, people make many tasty recipes out of it. Blue cheese when added in the pasta recipes enhances the taste of the dish and makes it mouth-watering too. There are different types of Pasta Recipes made with Blue Cheese that one try at their home to get all the blue cheese benefits. We have gathered some healthy and tasty blue cheese pasta recipes and listed out here. You can just try them if you are a cheese lover and eat them to get all its benefits and they are healthy recipes.

Healthy Blue Cheese Pasta Recipes

Blue cheese has strong taste which most of the cheese lovers like it. You can also mild blue cheese is you the taste is too strong. Though there are many blue cheese pasta recipes out there we have tried to list out the healthy recipes to get its full benefits.

Recipe-1

  • Preparation and Cooking: 20 Min
  • Servings: 6

Ingredients Required

  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 2 cups half & half
  • 1 small chopped onion
  • 1 head chopped garlic
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup of crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 lb penne pasta
  • Salt and
  • Pepper

Directions to Prepare

  1. Let the pasta boil in water.
  2. Meanwhile, melt the required amount of butter in a sauce pan in medium to low heat.
  3. Now add garlic and onion to the melted butter.
  4. Sauté for about 5 minutes.
  5. Pour half and half in it and allow heat through.
  6. Add blue cheese and parmesan cheese and whisk it.
  7. Add salt and pepper to it.
  8. The sauce will become think after some time.
  9. Add cooked pasta to it and toss.

Note: You can use any type of pasta as per your requirements. However, it is suggested to use blue cheese to enhance its taste rather than other cheeses in its place.

This is one of the tasty blue cheese pasta recipe that you can easily prepare at home without any second thought. You will surely love the taste. As it takes only few minutes, you can prepare it and serve your housemates and guests at any time of the day.

Recipe-2

  • Preparation and Cooking: 20 Min
  • Servings: 6

Ingredients Required

  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/4 cup of heated skim milk
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup of crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 bouillon cube (Optional)
  • 12 oz of any pasta

Directions to Prepare

  1. Cook the pasta you have chosen as per the directions given on the package with a bouillon cube (stock).
  2. After cooking, drain the pasta and keep it a side.
  3. Take a saucepan that is heavy-bottomed.
  4. Melt the butter in saucepan.
  5. Add flour to the butter and whisk in and cook it.
  6. Whisk the flour continuously till the paste cooks and bubble rise a bit. Don’t let it turn brown. Just 2 minutes would be enough.
  7. Add hot skim milk and continue to whisk until the sauce becomes thick.
  8. Bring it to boiling.
  9. Add blue cheese and pepper.
  10. Reduce the heat and cook continuing whisking for 2 to 3 minutes.
  11. Add pasta to the sauce or pour the sauce over pasta by removing it from heat.
  12. Mix well to coat the pasta and serve.

If you have any leftover pasta, you can heat is by adding milk and serve it hot. You can choose between the pasta you want and try different tastes.

Recipe-3

  • Preparation and Cooking: 20 Min
  • Servings: 4

Ingredients Required

  • 400gm of Pasta (Penne)
  • 1 thinly sliced onion
  • 25g of butter
  • 100gm of cubed stilton
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • 1 tbsp freshly chopped sage or dried sage
  • Handful of toasted chopped walnuts

Directions to Prepare

  1. As per the instructions of the package, boil the pasta.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan.
  3. Add onions to the butter and fry them until they try gold color.
  4. Add sage and garlic to the fired onion and fry for 2 more minutes.
  5. Take the pan out of the heat.
  6. Drain the cooked pasta and save some cooked water.
  7. Add pasta to the buttery onions, 2 tbsp cooking water and stilton and stir them.
  8. Sprinkle the toasted walnuts and serve hot.

Final Words

These healthy blue cheese pasta recipes will make you mouth-watering and they are healthy too. You can also make some customizations to these dishes as per your taste. As blue cheese is the most loved variety of cheese by many of us try not to replace it with other cheeses to get that tasty flavor to your dish. Hope, you love these pasta recipes made out of blue cheese.