red onion & gorgonzola pasta

My favorite thing about pasta is that you can always make a delicious meal, even if your pantry or veggie drawers are empty. Nothing in the house? Sprinkle pasta with salt, pepper and fresh Parmesan cheese. Or if you’ve got a few staples, you can make something a little more special.

We generally have onions in our house and we generally have some sort of cheese. It may not always be the cheese I want, but it would be a really sad day if we are completely cheese-less. When I was thinking about meals for the week I thought why not combine the sauteed onions and blue cheese  that we love alongside grilled steak with some pasta. After-all, you can’t go wrong with pasta.  The chewy fusilli with sweet onions and salty cheese turned out to be just what that steak needed. In fact, I don’t even think we needed the steak.

Red Onion & Gorgonzola Fusilli

  • 1 medium sized red onion, cut into 1″ pieces
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 oz fusilli or pasta of choice
  • 2 oz Gorgonzola crumbles
  • salt & pepper

Prepare pasta as directed. Set aside.

Heat large pan over medium heat. Add olive oil and when hot add onion and garlic. Saute for about 3-5 minutes, until onions are soft.

Add pasta to pan and toss together. Season with salt and pepper.

Serve onto plates and sprinkle with Gorgonzola crumbles.


  1. says

    You are so right. I always have pasta in my cupboard for this very purpose. Anyone can make a delicious meal with what they have on hand. Pasta is a great base for a ton of good meals!

  2. says

    This is my first time to your blog, and oh my it is absolutely lovely! Found you through CasualDish – but have seen your name mentioned a few times.

    And Pasta? YES Please :)

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