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Blue Cheese Pasta Recipe

Blue cheese pasta

Published: December 19, 2014 at 2:30 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

This caramelised red onion and blue cheese pasta is full of bold, comforting flavours to perk you up midweek. Plus, it's super easy and ready in just 30 minutes

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal513
fat20.8g
carbs66.7g
fibre3.3g
protein18.8g
salt1.36g
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Try our blue cheese pasta recipe then check out our blue cheese sauce for steak and also try our creamy baked feta pasta.

Ingredients

  • olive oil
  • 2 small red onions, peeled and cut into slim wedges
  • 1 tsp golden caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 150g penne or other short pasta
  • 75g creamy blue cheese such as gorgonzola or dolcelatte, crumbled
  • 1 tbsp pine nuts, toasted

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan. Add the onions in a single layer and cook, turning a few times until tender. Sprinkle over the sugar and balsamic then turn up the heat and keep cooking the onions until sticky and caramelised.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, cook the pasta following packet instructions. Drain and toss with the onions and blue cheese then scatter over pine nuts and serve.

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