Friday, November 13, 2009

Bowties with Bacon, Peas and Blue Cheese

  • 1 pound bowtie pasta -- cooked according to directions on package
  • 4 strips bacon
  • 3 ounces blue cheese
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • salt and pepper -- to taste
  1. While the pasta cooks, dice the bacon and crumble the blue cheese.
  2. In a large non-stick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat, stir until crisp.
  3. Remove the bacon to a plate. Pour off all but 1 Tbsp. of pan drippings.
  4. When pasta is done, stir peas into cooking water, drain well and turn pasta and peas into a large bowl. Add the bacon, cheese and reserved pan drippings and toss. Add salt and pepper to taste, toss to mix well.
  5. Serve warm, or can be served cold as a salad.
Serving Size : 8
WWPoints: 6

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