Pasta Primavera With a Gorgonzola Twist

Total Time
5 mins
25 mins

This is one of my favorite pasta dishes. It is somehow light and healthy tasting while still satisfying the part of me that wants something rich and creamy. I use tomatos, broccoli and peas (my favorite veggies) but I'm sure it would be just as successful with other spring-time vegetables!

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  1. in a wok or very large pan, saute the onion with garlic, olive oil, 1T balsamic, sugar and lots of pepper on med-low for 15min or until caramelized.
  2. meanwhile, cook the pasta according to package and reserve 1/2 cup pasta water.
  3. add the broccoli to the onions and a few tablespoons of the pasta water.
  4. cook until the broccoli is a few minutes from done, adding more water as it boils away.
  5. add peas and tomato and cook for 3 more minutes.
  6. add the pasta, another 3 TB water and cheese.
  7. sprinkle with remaining balsamic, toss and serve.