Skip to Content
  • Prep Time
    15
  • Cook Time
    25
  • Servings
    4

Fettuccine with Blue Cheese, Arugula & Crispy Prosciutto

Main Ingredient: Pasta

Yield: 4 servings

Photo and Recipe courtesy of Foxes Love Lemons, Lori Yates

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces whole wheat fettuccine
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 4 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto, cut crosswise into 1/4” strips
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1/4” pieces
  • 1/4 c. walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 c. crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 cups arugula

Directions

  1. In large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions. Reserve 1/3 cup pasta-cooking water; set aside. Drain pasta.
  2. Meanwhile, in large high-sided skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add prosciutto; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp, stirring frequently. Transfer to small bowl.
  3. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil, garlic and zucchini to skillet. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until zucchini is lightly browned, stirring frequently. Add walnuts; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  4. Add cheese, lemon juice, pepper and pasta-cooking water to skillet. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until slightly thickened. Add arugula, pasta and prosciutto; cook 1 minute or until heated through.

Suggested Recipes

  • Prep Time
    -
  • Cook Time
    -

Fig Crème Brûlée

  • Prep Time
    -
  • Cook Time
    -

Fig, Bacon & Gorgonzola Grits

  • Prep Time
    20
  • Cook Time
    60

Fig, Blue Cheese & Grape Truffles

  • Prep Time
    20
  • Cook Time
    20

Fig, Blue-Goat Cheese & Grape Spread

  • Prep Time
    -
  • Cook Time
    -

Fruit & Cheese Platter