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Gorgonzola Pasta with Walnuts Recipe

Gorgonzola Pasta with Walnuts Recipe

"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. YIELD:3 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

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.