nutritional information

Per 1-cup serving:

  • Calories: 399
  • Protein: 20 g
  • Total Fat: 17 g
  • Saturated Fat: 5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 47 g
  • Cholesterol: 22 mg
  • Sodium: 350 mg
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Sugar: 3 g

Orecchiette with Gorgonzola and Walnuts

Serves 4

30 minutes or fewer

Try this classic combination with other small, chewy pasta shapes as well.
  • 8 oz. dry orecchiette pasta (2 cups)
  • ½ cup low-fat milk
  • 4 oz. light Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
  • ½ cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • ¼ tsp. cracked black pepper

1. Cook pasta in large pot of boiling salted water according to package directions. Drain.

2. Heat milk and Gorgonzola in skillet over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, or until cheese has melted and slightly thickened. Stir in pasta to coat with sauce; stir in walnuts. Top with pepper.

September 2010 p.30

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comments

Good recipe

Lorraine - 2013-07-09 15:55:59

Delicious, fast and easy! I toasted the walnuts for extra flavor and used soy milk instead of low-fat milk..

Deena Baenen - 2012-06-05 22:10:15

An incredibly quick and easy adult version of pasta with cheese sauce. Very rich and flavorful but not overpowering.

Denise - 2010-10-24 17:42:30