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Gorgonzola Pasta with Walnuts

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


3 servings

"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.


  • 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 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.

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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