Blue Cheese Carbonara

Blue Cheese Carbonara

This recipe for Blue Cheese Carbonara was created out of a need to use up the last few pieces of Stilton I had in the fridge from Christmas and a few sorry looking vegetables in the veg rack. It produced a lovely comforting supper for one (hubby and kids had frittata to use up more of the eggs!). If you had some bacon this could be thrown into the frying pan before the vegetables.


| Serves: 1  | Prep Time: 5 Minutes | Cook Time: 15 Minutes  | Total Time: 20 Minutes |


  • 130g Pasta (I used Rigatoni)
  • 1 Garlic Clove, sliced
  • Half a small Courgette, chopped
  • Handful of mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 TBSP Creme Fraiche
  • 50g Blue Cheese
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Handful of Toasted Pine Nuts


  • Step 1: Fry the garlic, courgette and mushrooms with a tbsp of oil.
  • Step 2: Meanwhile bring a a pan of salted water to the boil and throw in your pasta of choice.
  • Step 3: When the vegetables are cooked take of the heat and in a jug mix the egg, creme fraiche and blue cheese together.
  • Step 4: Drain the pasta and toss in the blue cheese mixture then tip in the garlicky vegetables, sprinkle with the toasted pine nuts and serve immediately.

| Author: Beth Sachs | Date: 3rd January 2011 |


  1. This looks amazing! Am obsessed with blue cheese pasta.

  2. Looks lovely and I love that you have a 'mission' like this. I have some blue cheese in the fridge, I think I know where it is headed now.

  3. Hi there,
    This sounds and looks fantastic! Happy New Year. Great idea to be realistic about New Year goals :)

  4. I have blue cheese, this is on my list for using stuff up this week!

  5. Now that is a good use of leftovers!

  6. It sounds like an achievable goal to me Beth.

  7. What a great combination of sounds awesome!

  8. Made this for my supper this evening to use up some of the gigantic wedge of Stilton that my OH felt compelled to buy. Have to say that it was super delicious and as there was enough for two, and there was only me eating, I had to have two helpings. Thank goodness my diet is due to start any day now!! xx

  9. I like the sound of a blue cheese carbonara!


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