Creamy Pasta Salad with Blue Cheese and Bacon

Creamy Pasta Salad with Blue Cheese and Bacon

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The indulgent flavour of blue cheese makes this dish a gourmets delight topped with tomato. Serve it in individual portions as a starter or on a large platter when entertaining.

  • Recipe serves4-6
  • Preparation time10 minutes
  • Cooking time10 minutes


  • 1 Clove crushed garlic
  • 125 g Streaky bacon, diced
  • 125 g Cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 Cup Basil leaves
  • 1 Clove crushed garlic
  • 10 ml olive oil
  • 55 g Blue cheese, crumbled
  • 30 ml low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 sachet KNORR Classic White Sauce
  • 250 g uncooked penne pasta


  • Boil penne pasta until al dente then drain and set aside.
  • Heat olive oil in a pan and fry garlic and bacon until the bacon is crispy.
  • Prepare KNORR Classic White Sauce as per sachet instructions then combine with crumbled blue cheese and mayonnaise and season to taste with salt and black pepper.
  • Toss cooked penne pasta together with bacon and blue cheese sauce mixture then add the cherry tomatoes and basil and combine well.
  • Place in a serving dish and serve immediately.