Easy Cheesy Mangetout Pasta recipe

Preparation Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Pasta, cheese and mangetout - what more could you ask for? This is a simple yet delicious family meal that is just perfect for midweek.


  • 225g pasta shapes of choice
  • 200g mangetout
  • 25g butter
  • 75g cream cheese, softened
  • 50g soft blue cheese, such as gorgonzola, crumbled
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp. double cream


  1. Cook the pasta according to packet instructions in boiling water. Add the mangetout for the last minute or two of cooking. Drain, reserving 2-3 tbsp. cooking water, then toss in butter.

  2. Combine cream cheese, blue cheese, cream, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Heat gently until all ingredients are melted together, then pour over the pasta with the cooking water and toss to combine.

If you like, add some chopped smoked bacon for a little extra flavour. Recipe serves 6.

Recipe Details:

  • Author: Laura Young.
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