Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Leftover burger & blue cheese pasta

Carole's Chatter - Burger & Blue Cheese Pasta

Nigel Slater gave me the idea for using blue cheese as the base for a pasta sauce and I had one leftover burger pattie (pork & fennel), so a new dish was born – Leftover burger & blue cheese pasta – not a particularly inventive name for the dish but at least it is descriptive.


1 leftover burger pattie, sliced (or you could use leftover sausage)
Small amount of olive oil
½ a wedge of strong blue cheese
½ a pottle of sour cream
Salt and pepper (watch the salt – if the blue cheese is very salty you may not need to add any)
Handful of cherry tomatoes, quartered
½ red chilli, finely diced for garnish
Pasta of your choice – I used penne

Cook your pasta while at the same time heating up your leftovers in a little oil, when it is just heating, add your blue cheese in chunks and your crème fraiche.

5 minutes before your pasta is ready add your tomatoes and your pepper (and salt if needed).

Drain your pasta into a bowl, pour your sauce on top and then sprinkle on the chilli bits.

Very tasty indeed.

1 comment:

  1. This is a nice idea! I will actually make this next week


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