Broccoli Blue Cheese Fettucine


1 bunch broccoli, tough stems removed, broken into small flowerettes
1 stick butter
4 large garlic cloves, chopped
2 large whole green onions finely chopped
1/2 cup heavy or whipping cream
1/4 pound blue cheese crumbled
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
3/4 pound fresh fettucine
lots of ground pepper


Steam broccoli until just tender, then chop. You should have about 2 1/4 cups. Melt butter in a large skillet. Add garlic, green onion, and broccoli; saute for three minutes. Stir in cream. salt, and pepper, and cook at a gentle boil until sauce thickens slightly. Toss sauce with hot pasta in a serving bowl. Add blue cheese and toss to distribute evenly. Add Parmesan and toss again. Serve immediately with extra grated cheese and pepper on the side.