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Akin Back Farm's Pasta Blue


A succulent dish made with chicken breasts, spinach, ziti pasta and gorgonzola cheese.

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Sodium


3 each chicken breasts
boneless and skinless, halves
6 each rosemary sprigs
6 each thyme sprigs
1 pound pasta, ziti
¾ cup butter, unsalted
¼ cup lemon juice
1 cup gorgonzola cheese
1 x salt and black pepper
to taste
3 ½ cups spinach
fresh, torn into bite-sized pieces
1 bunch nasturtium flowers


Prepare pasta according to package directions; set aside.

Poach chicken breasts; remove meat and cube. Combine all ingredients except nasturtiums. Garnish with nasturtiums.

Given to me by Herman Sommerville II on 03/09/93. He said that this recipe from Akin' Back herb nursery in Shelbyville, KY was in Alice Columbo's "Cook's Corner" column in "The (Louisville, KY) Courier-Journal."


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 175g (6.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 56141% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 15g 76%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 98mg 33%
Sodium 53mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars g
Protein 48g
Vitamin A 47% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 5% Iron 19%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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