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Gorgonzola Fusilli with Caramelised Onions and Walnuts

  • Vegetarian
  • Pasta
  • Italian
  • Contains Nuts
  • Contains Dairy

The sweetness of the onions contrasts perfectly with the saltiness of the cheese in this exciting dish. Make sure to use the cheese to suit your own taste!

Nutrition Per Portion

  • Calories

    969

  • Carbs

    93.4g

  • Fat

    54.1g

  • Fibre

    5.5g

  • Protein

    28.2g

  • Sugar

    13g

  • 0.0 min

    Bring a pan of salted water to the boil. Also boil the kettle to make the stock - you will need 500ml of boiling water for each stock cube.

  • 0.5 min

    Peel and thinly slice the onion.

  • 2.5 min

    In a frying pan add the olive oil and heat over medium heat.

  • 3.5 min

    Add the onions and continue to cook until softened and beginning to caramelise.

  • 4.0 min

    Add the pasta to the boiling water and cook until al dente (roughly 8mins).

  • 4.5 min

    Finely chop the walnuts.

  • 6.0 min

    Stir in the brown sugar and balsamic vinegar into the onions; stir through and cook until well softened.

  • 7.0 min

    In a saucepan melt the butter over medium heat.

  • 8.0 min

    Whisk in the flour until a paste, like wet sand forms.

  • 8.5 min

    Add the correct amount of stock* and stir.

  • 9.0 min

    Add the milk and whisk to avoid lumps.

  • 10.0 min

    Add the gorgonzola cheese and season with salt and pepper.

  • 11.0 min

    Cook the sauce down until thickened slightly.

  • 12.0 min

    Drain the pasta when cooked.

  • 13.0 min

    Add the pasta to the sauce and stir through with the chopped walnuts.

  • 14.0 min

    Distribute pasta among serving plates and garnish, served with caramelised onions.

  • Ingredients

    Parmesan Cheese

    grated

    Olive Oil

    1 tablespoon per person

    Balsamic Vinegar

    Brown Sugar

    Brown Onion

    thinly sliced

    Walnuts

    chopped

    Fusilli Pasta

    Nutmeg

    Gorgonzola Cheese

    Vegetable Stock

    combine each stock cube with 450-500ml of boiling water. Stir until dissolved. 60ml per person

    Milk

    Plain Flour

    Butter

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Great combinations with a nice contrast between the onions and cheese.

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