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Rigatoni, Tomatoes, and Blue Cheese With Portabella Celery Salad

Total Time - 25 minutes / Makes 4 Servings

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Cooking Sequence

  • Slice celery; then put water on to boil for pasta - 5 minutes
  • Complete salad - 5 minutes
  • Complete pasta and serve - 15 minutes

Rigatoni, Tomatoes, and Blue Cheese With Portabella Celery Salad

Rigatoni, Tomatoes, and Blue Cheese

8 oz rigatoni pasta
1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup julienne-cut sun-dried tomatoes
1/2 cup half-and-half
4 oz crumbled gorgonzola cheese
3–4 oz fresh baby spinach leaves (2 cups)

  • Put water on to boil for pasta.
  1. Cook pasta following package instructions.
  2. Cut cherry tomatoes in half. Preheat large sauté pan on medium 2–3 minutes. Place oil in pan, then add cherry tomatoes; cook and stir 2-3 minutes or until skins begin to separate from tomatoes.
  3. Stir sun-dried tomatoes and half-and-half into tomatoes. When mixture begins to boil, stir in gorgonzola cheese until blended.
  4. Drain pasta; stir pasta into tomato mixture. Stir spinach in gently. Serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 430kcal; FAT 17g; CHOL 35mg; SODIUM 460mg; CARB 54g; FIBER 6g; PROTEIN 17g; VIT A 60%; VIT C 70%; CALC 25%; IRON 20%

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Portabella Celery Salad

8 ribs celery
8 oz fresh pre-sliced baby portabellas
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup balsamic vinaigrette
1/8 teaspoon pepper

  1. Cut each rib in half lengthwise, then turn and slice thinly; place in medium bowl.
  2. Add remaining ingredients; toss well and serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 100kcal; FAT 6g; CHOL 15mg; SODIUM 420mg; CARB 8g; FIBER 1g; PROTEIN 5g; VIT A 8%; VIT C 4%; CALC 15%; IRON 2%

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Add to your grocery list 4 oz crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup half-and-half

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup balsamic vinaigrette
Add to your grocery list 8 oz rigatoni pasta

Add to your grocery list 8 ribs celery
Add to your grocery list 1 pint cherry tomatoes
Add to your grocery list 3-4 oz (2 cups) fresh baby spinach leaves
Add to your grocery list 8 oz fresh pre-sliced baby portabellas
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup julienne-cut sun-dried tomatoes

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Add to your grocery list 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil

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Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with crusty white bread and a fruit tart for dessert.
  • While this meal is a vegetarian meal, you can always add some cooked Italian sausage, shrimp, or grilled chicken breast for a heartier version.
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