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penne pasat with broccoli and pine nuts in a cream sauce

Blue Cheese Pasta Sauce

Easy, impressive pasta supper
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine British
Servings 4


  • 350 g pasta
  • 1 head broccoli broken into small florets
  • 100 g blue cheese
  • 150 ml single cream
  • 40 g pine nuts optional


  • Cut the broccoli into florets, and then into smaller pieces
  • Put your pasta in a large saucepan and cover with boiling water
  • Bring back to the boil, stir, the turn down to simmer for 10-12 minutes
  • Place the broccoli in a steamer pan (if you have one) over the pasta and cover - otherwise place in a small saucepan, cover with boiling water and simmer for 6-8 minutes
  • Put the cheese and cream in a small saucepan over a very gentle heat.
  • Melt the cheese, slowly then remove from heat
  • When pasta is soft, drain
  • Add the broccoli
  • Stir in the cheese sauce covering all the pasta
  • Add the pine nuts if desired - or plac eon the table for people to help themselves
Keyword easy supper