GREEN STROGANOFF WITH PASTA

 

  • Cooking Time: 15
  • Servings: 3-4
  • Preparation Time: 5

Ingredients

  • - 100 ml dry white wine
  • - 200 grams of spinach leaves, chopped
  • - 1 onion, sliced
  • - 60 grams of blue cheese
  • - 200 grams of smoked bacon in small cubes or slivers
  • - 200 grams of pasta
  • - black pepper according to taste

Directions

  • 1 Fry the bacon in a skillet until crispy with black pepper
  • 2 Add the onion and fry for another two minutes
  • 3 Pour in the wine and wilt the spinach in it
  • 4 Melt the cheese in the mixture and softly reduce the liquid to approximately three tablespoons
  • 5 Cook the pasta as usual
  • 6 Mix the liquid and about a quarter of the content in the skillet through the pasta
  • 7 Put the pasta on a plate, top with more spinach and bacon from the skillet and garnish with a few black olives and small cherry tomatoes.
  • I used Roquefort, but any blue cheese will do. If you don't like the strong taste of blue cheese and like to have your spinach a little more creamier, you can either add a bit of cream with the wine or substitute blue cheese with mascarpone, ricotta or another cream cheese

Notes

This recipe was made for Monthly recipe challenge of April 2011. The challenge was to combine wine, bacon, cheese, greens, onion or leeks and pasta.

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