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Farfalle with Asparagus, Roasted Shallots, and Gorgonzola Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy Farfalle with Asparagus, Roasted Shallots, and Gorgonzola Cheese recipe? Learn how to make Farfalle with Asparagus, Roasted Shallots, and Gorgonzola Cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kdmarcelli

Makes 10 servings



When tossed with the warm pasta, the blue cheese melts into a silky sauce.

Recipe Ingredients for Farfalle with Asparagus, Roasted Shallots, and Gorgonzola Cheese

2 pounds Medium shallots,(about 24), peeled, halved lengthwise
4 tablespoons olive oil
224 g breadcrumbs
1 1/2 pounds farfalle pasta, (bow-tie)
2 pounds asparagus, thin, trimmed, cut diagonally into 1 1/2" pieces
3/4 pound gorgonzola cheese, (or Blue Cheese or Saga blue, cut into 1/2" pieces)

Recipe Directions for Farfalle with Asparagus, Roasted Shallots, and Gorgonzola Cheese

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Toss shallots with 2 tablespoons oil and spread in single layer on baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake until tender and golden brown, stirring occasionally, about 35 minutes.

  2. Stir 2 tablespoons oil and breadcrumbs in skillet over medium heat until crumbs brown, about 4 minutes. (Shallots and crumbs can be made 8 hours ahead. Cover separately; keep at room temperature,)

  3. Cook pasta in large pot of boiling salted water 10 minutes. Add asparagus; cook until asparagus is crisp-tender and pasta is tender but still firm to bite, about 4 minutes.

  4. Drain pasta and asparagus. Transfer to large bowl. Immediately adding gorgonzola and shallots. Toss until cheese melts and pasta is well coated.

  5. Season with salt and pepper.

  6. Transfer to bowls.

  7. Sprinkle with bread crumbs.

Categories

Pasta

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 311.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
579
Calories from Fat
153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.0g
26%
Saturated Fat
7.4g
37%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
32mg
11%
Sodium
603mg
25%
Potassium
227mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
86.0g
29%
Dietary Fiber
7.4g
30%
Sugars
8.1g
Protein
23.2g
Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 26% Iron 43%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in thiamin
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