Gorgonzola Pasta with Walnuts Recipe

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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.
Recommended: 30 Fall Harvest Salads
MAKES:
3 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
3 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

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

Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook onions in oil over medium heat for 15-20 minutes or until onions are golden brown, stirring frequently. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat.
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

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 397 calories, 22g fat (9g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 711mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 14g protein.

  • 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
  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook onions in oil over medium heat for 15-20 minutes or until onions are 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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NDachshund2 User ID: 4919910 183006
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2013

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

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attitudefree User ID: 793997 210563
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2012

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

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attitudefree User ID: 793997 143498
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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