Gf Gorgonzola pasta sauce

I had an amazing gorgonzola-based pasta at a restaurant that’s a 3+ hour drive from Seattle. Tried to recreate it with this recipe, but me-style. Aka, ditch the ‘unecessary’ ingredients.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 lb (I ended up using 6oz instead of 8oz since that was the container size) of gorgonzola cheese crumbles, without rind (they should look white, not icky)
  • Your GF pasta of choice (I used GF corn-based spaghetti noodles for the below version)

Note: the original recipe claims sauce is enough for 6 servings, or roughly 1lb of pasta.  I ate 2 servings (so 4 oz total) of pasta, and that was way too much sauce, even for a sauce-lover. Even if I added chicken and broccoli, it would probably be too much. So, assume the sauce is at least enough 2-3 people’s worth of pasta, depending on pasta amount and preference for sauce.

  • Other stuff (mix-ins or protein) optional.
    • I ended up adding bacon bits because that’s what I had on hand. With better planning (shopping), I’d probably add some chicken and broccoli mixed in, too.

Instructions:

  • I first cooked the GF spaghetti noodles, then set them aside to drain.
  • Using the same pot (now empty), dump the cream in, putting the stove on medium-ish. The cream should start to simmer, and after about 5 minutes will “thicken”. (I hate arbitrary cooking measurements and not sure mine actually thickened).
  • Dump the cheese in and stir until the cheese melts.
  • Then, mix your pasta in.

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