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    Pasta Shells With Gorgonzola Cheese Sauce

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    acerast's Note:

    Here's a recipe that DH and I love. It makes a delicious, work-night meal and is great with a green salad dressed in a simple vinaigrette, or as a side dish with a grilled steak. The original recipe calls for salt but with the cheeses you probably won't need it - taste first, then add it if you like.

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    1. 1
      In a large pot of boiling water, cook the pasta for 10 minutes, or until al dente.
    2. 2
      Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, gently heat the Gorgonzola, milk and butter.
    3. 3
      Stir with a wooden spoon to make a smooth sauce; stir in the cream and add salt if necessary.
    4. 4
      Drain the pasta, shaking to remove excess water.
    5. 5
      Combine the hot pasta and hot sauce in a large serving bowl, tossing until the pasta is well coated.
    6. 6
      Serve immediately with grated Parmesan.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 28, 2009


      Made this tonite for a meatless meal & it was delicious. I used campanelle macaroni & added some broccoli florets. Made exactly as directed except I added a little extra cream to cut the sharpness of the gorgonzola & a couple of grinds of pepper. I, too, omitted the salt. Will assuredly make again.

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    • on January 16, 2009


      Such a creamy and rich recipe! I served this with pork medallions and it's a nice side dish. I'm not sure we're big gorgonzola fans, but had to give this a try since I was given a package of this cheese by a friend. No salt needed here. I think this would be great with other types of cheeses, too. If you love gorgonzola, you'll love this! Made for Potluck Tag.

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    • on March 18, 2008


      This was so deliciously rich. I used a gorgonzola dolce and the sauce was thick enough that I didn't need to add cream. There was also sufficient salt in the gorgonzola, so didn't need to add more salt either.

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    Nutritional Facts for Pasta Shells With Gorgonzola Cheese Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (148 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 513.9
    Calories from Fat 214
    Total Fat 23.7 g
    Saturated Fat 14.7 g
    Cholesterol 64.7 mg
    Sodium 649.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 55.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
    Sugars 1.4 g
    Protein 19.1 g

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