A really delicious spaghetti dish that is simple but full of flavour. Caramelised onions, balsamic vinegar and Gorgonzola.
Used different ingredients. This was great! I have made it several times, sometimes adding sauteed mushrooms, chopped spinach, or even leftover cooked chicken. I am a huge fan of gorgonzola, and this is the best vehicle for gorgonzola I've ever had. When I have added those other ingredients, I simply double the cheese and balsamic vinegar so the flavours don't get too diluted. And I've even managed to find a way to eat the rocket that is so plentiful in season around here, but is normally too bitter for my taste. I simply add the fresh, chopped rocket in the last step, and the heat of the pasta wilts it nicely. - 29 Sep 2008
Altered ingredient amounts. O.K. Lisa---you deserve major kudos! This pasta was definitely an "S", as in Superb, Sublime, Sophisticated, etc. I followed your recipe to the "T", with just 2 changes. I used Maytag blue cheese, instead of the Gorgonzola. My second change was proportions of sauce to pasta. I ended up doing 3/4 of all sauce ingredients, but instead of doing 3/4 of the pasta----I did 1/2 pound pasta, and this entree was perfect for 2. In other words, a little more sauce to pasta ratio. I also want you to know that the entire sauce can be made WELL in advance. At serving, I cooked the pasta, and tossed it with the sauce over heat---Too tasty for words. Thank you so much for sharing. More recipes, please! - 29 Sep 2008