Pasta With Caramelized Onions & Blue Cheese (Moosewood) Recipe

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Pasta With Caramelized Onions & Blue Cheese (Moosewood)
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  1. Cook pasta until al dente.
  2. Heat oil in a 12-14 inch skillet at medium heat.
  3. Add onions, salt and pepper.
  4. Cook until lightly caramelized (golden brown color).
  5. Add wine, broth or water.
  6. Cook on low heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat when pasta is done.
  7. Dip out a cup of the pasta cooking water, then drain pasta.
  8. Place pasta in your serving dish.
  9. Toss in onion mixture and blue cheese, until the pasta is coated.
  10. Use a bit of the cooking water that you saved to wash the remaining onion mixture from your pan. Add the mixture to the pasta. Add more cooking water to the pasta if it seems dry.
  11. Serve hot.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 279.36 Kcal (1170 kJ)
Calories from fat 86.55 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.62g 15%
Cholesterol 41.82mg 14%
Sodium 713.39mg 30%
Potassium 324.6mg 7%
Total Carbs 34.39g 11%
Sugars 6.82g 27%
Dietary Fiber 3.22g 13%
Protein 10.11g 20%
Vitamin C 11.2mg 19%
Iron 0.8mg 4%
Calcium 162.6mg 16%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 99.38 Kcal (416 kJ)
Calories from fat 30.79 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.42g 15%
Cholesterol 14.88mg 14%
Sodium 253.79mg 30%
Potassium 115.48mg 7%
Total Carbs 12.24g 11%
Sugars 2.43g 27%
Dietary Fiber 1.15g 13%
Protein 3.6g 20%
Vitamin C 4mg 19%
Iron 0.3mg 4%
Calcium 57.8mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.7
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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