Pasta with Grapes, Blue Cheese and Spinach
- Serving Size: 6
- Preparation Time: 15 minutes
- Total Cooking time: 15 minutes
(BPT) Put a new spin on family dinner favorites by adding unexpected ingredients such as California grapes.
|12||oz||fusilli or other short pasta|
|1/2||cup||crumbled blue cheese plus additional for garnish|
|2||Tbsp||grated Parmesan cheese|
|1||Tbsp||grated lemon zest|
|1||small||clove garlic, minced|
|1/3||cup||extra-virgin olive oil|
|1/4||tsp||each kosher salt and finely ground black pepper|
|3||cups||halved red California grapes|
|3||scallions, thinly sliced|
Cook the pasta in boiling salted water in a large pot until al dente. Drain and reserve.
While the pasta is cooking, whisk together the blue cheese, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, vinegar, zest, honey, garlic, olive oil and salt and pepper in a medium bowl.
In a large bowl, combine the pasta, grapes, scallions and blue cheese mixture. Toss to mix, add the spinach and toss again. Serve with additional blue cheese sprinkled on top.