Rotini with Asparagus and Gorgonzola Recipe

Looking for an easy Rotini with asparagus and gorgonzola recipe? Learn how to make Rotini with asparagus and gorgonzola using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by coricrifasi

Makes 6 servings



Use gorgonzola for the cheese and barilla plus rotini for the pasta. Yummy!

Recipe Ingredients for Rotini with asparagus and gorgonzola

1 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 cup shallots, sliced
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
1 pound fresh asparagus, cut into 2 inch pieces
16 oz uncooked pasta
4 oz cheese, crumbled
1 tsp salt
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Recipe Directions for Rotini with asparagus and gorgonzola

  1. BRING a large pot of water to a boil.

  2. HEAT olive oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add shallots and sauté for 2 minutes.

  3. ADD garlic, sauté for 2 minutes stir in tomatoes.

  4. COOK pasta according to directions; add asparagus to during last 2 minutes of cooking time. Drain pasta reserving some of cooking liquid

  5. TOSS pasta with tomatoes and cheese; add reserved liquid if sauce is too dry. Season with salt and pepper.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 250.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
359
Calories from Fat
94
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.4g
16%
Saturated Fat
4.5g
23%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
532mg
22%
Potassium
520mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
51.3g
17%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
2.8g
Protein
16.0g
Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 18% Iron 27%
* 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 sugar
  • High in thiamin
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