Cheese, Nuts & Cranberry Pasta

This is the Cheese, Nuts & Cranberry Pasta recipe.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 15 min
Yields 4 servings
cheese nuts cranberry pasta

Ingredients

  • 3 cups (750 mL) penne or any other short pasta
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
  • 1 French shallot chopped
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) white wine
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) Milk
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried thyme or Provence herbs
  • 2 cups (500 mL) various types of Canadian cheeses shredded or diced
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) nuts toasted and coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) dried cranberries or other dried fruit (raisins, cranberries, apricots)

Preparation

Cook pasta as indicated on package.

In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat and sauté shallots 3-4 minutes. Add flour and stir well. Pour in the wine, broth and milk while stirring with a whisk. Bring to a boil, add thyme and simmer 5 minutes.

Add cheese gradually, and parsley. Let cheese melt completely. Stir in the cooked pasta until well coated.

Serve topped with nuts and cranberries.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 625 Calories
Protein: 26 g
Carbohydrate: 61 g
Fat: 30 g
Fibre: 3.4 g
Sodium: 383 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 42 % / 462 mg
Selenium: 100 %
Folate: 83 %
Thiamin: 50 %
Phosphorus: 44 %