Meals and Courses

Penne with Broccoli and Blue Cheese Sauce

cook 10 mins
Tags: Quick eats
  • 325 g (11 oz) penne
  • 1 small head of broccoli, broken into florets
  • 150 g (5 oz) creamy blue cheese, such as Gorgonzola or St Agur
  • 50 ml (2 fl oz) single cream
  • salt and pepper
  • Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water according to the pack instructions until al dente. Add the broccoli 5 minutes before the end of the cooking time and cook until tender.
  • Meanwhile, place the cheese in a bowl and mash until smooth, then stir in the cream.
  • Drain the pasta and broccoli, reserving a little of the cooking water, and return to the pan. Stir through the cheese mixture, adding a little cooking water to make a thin sauce if needed. Season well and serve immediately.
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