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Gorgonzola Pasta with Walnuts

"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

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 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.
  • Drain spaghetti; add to the skillet. Stir in the cheese, vinegar and salt. Sprinkle with walnuts.
Nutrition Facts
2/3 cup: 397 calories, 22g fat (9g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 711mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 14g protein.

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  • NDachshund2
    Dec 29, 2013

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

  • attitudefree
    Jul 18, 2012

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

  • attitudefree
    Jul 14, 2011

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