11 Dec blue cheese spaghetti
With our spaghetti recipe this week, we’re giving a nod to the Christmas season that’s coming towards us, without losing the run of ourselves too much. This blue cheese, cranberry and sage gives this speedy supper a distinctly seasonal feel.
Blue cheese spaghetti
Serves 2 (easily doubled)
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
1 tablespoon of butter
50g of blue cheese, crumbled
1 tablespoon of dried cranberries
1 tablespoon of finely chopped walnuts
Fresh sage, finely chopped
- Cook spaghetti in a saucepan of boiling water according to its packet’s instructions and drain. Return to the saucepan and place over a very low heat.
- Crumble in the blue cheese and stir until melted. Remove from the heat.
- Add the finely chopped cranberries, walnuts and sage. Add salt and pepper. Stir well.
- Serve with more finely chopped cranberries, walnuts and fresh sage on top.
Storecupboard Essential: Dried cranberries
These little rubies are a versatile fruit to have in your pantry, especially at this time of year. Add to your homemade granola, or make white chocolate and cranberry cookies for a Christmassy treat.
These recipes first appeared in The Irish Independent on December 10th