Chef Ray: Pasta Salad with Walnuts and Blue Cheese

This a great meal to fuel your workouts.

From: Thomas, Biju & Allen, Lim (2011) The Feed Zone Cookbook: Fast and Flavorful Food for Athletes Velo Press

Serves 2


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon coarse-ground prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon crumbed blue cheese
  • 3 cups cooked fettucini
  • 2 cups mixed baby greens
  • fresh lemon juice

Optional Ingredients

  • roasted chicken
  • grilled vegetables
  • fresh basil

In a large bowl, combine olive oil, walnuts, parsley, mustard and blue cheese. Fold in chilled fettucini pasta, along with any optional ingredients.

Serve greens with pasta on top. Add lemon juice and salt to taste.

Although I’m not a qualified chef I do like to pretend I’m on Master Chef. I source the recipes from the stated source (not sauce) and make them taking the photo of the meal I produce for myself.

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