Gorgonzola Pasta with Walnuts Recipe
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Gorgonzola Pasta with Walnuts Recipe

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"Quick, easy and delicious, this appealing side dish is a weeknight staple at our house. We never tire of it,” says Trisha Kruse of Eagle, Idaho. Serve as an accompaniment to chicken or pork.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:3 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 3 servings


  • 4 ounces uncooked spaghetti
  • 1 large sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts, toasted

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 397 calories, 22 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 711 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 14 g protein.


  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook onion in oil over medium heat for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat.
  2. Drain spaghetti; add to the skillet. Stir in the cheese, vinegar and salt. Sprinkle with walnuts. Yield: 3 servings.
Originally published as Gorgonzola Pasta with Walnuts in Cooking for 2 Spring 2009, p33

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Reviewed Dec. 29, 2013

"This recipe is light and easy to make. I substituted Feta and added a few tomatoes for a Mediteranean taste."

Reviewed Jul. 18, 2012

"I love this dish. It is made at least once a month at our house!"

Reviewed Jul. 14, 2011

"I loved this pasta dish!! The taste are too strong for my kids but that's fine-- more for me!!!"

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