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Gorgonzola Pasta

with Savoy Cabbage Strips
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Gorgonzola Pasta

Gorgonzola Pasta - Much lighter than the traditional dish, but just as tasty

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Health Score:
Health Score
8,8 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
35 min.
Preparation
Calories:
529
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

The custom of combining pasta and potatoes is, curiously enough, equally well known in Italy and Swabia. However: In any case, the somewhat unusual pairing provides extra fibre and correspondingly good satiation!

Why the hot pasta water is stirred into the sauce at the end? It's simple: Not only does it make the whole thing more fluid, it also saves fat - and still has the full Gorgonzola taste.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie529 kcal(25 %)
Protein25 g(26 %)
Fat16 g(14 %)
Carbohydrates68 g(45 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage14 g(47 %)
Vitamin A0.2 mg(25 %)
Vitamin D0.2 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E2.6 mg(22 %)
Vitamin B₁0.7 mg(70 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin8.4 mg(70 %)
Vitamin B₆0.4 mg(29 %)
Folate93 μg(31 %)
Pantothenic acid1.6 mg(27 %)
Biotin3.6 μg(8 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.7 μg(23 %)
Vitamin C21 mg(22 %)
Potassium732 mg(18 %)
Calcium324 mg(32 %)
Magnesium143 mg(48 %)
Iron4.7 mg(31 %)
Iodine21 μg(11 %)
Zinc4.3 mg(54 %)
Saturated fatty acids7.6 g
Uric acid117 mg
Cholesterol38 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
2
waxy Potatoes (100 grams each)
1 piece
Savoy cabbage (300 grams)
2
14 ounces
1 piece
Parmesan cheese (20 grams)
1 tablespoon
4 ounces
½ cup
3 ounces
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Peeler, 1 Small knife, 1 large Pot, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Fine grater, 1 Small bowl, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Pot (or pan), 1 Measuring cups, 1 Sieve, 1 large Bowl

Preparation steps

1.
Gorgonzola Pasta preparation step 1

Peel potatoes, rinse and dice. Trim cabbage, rinse, drain and cut into narrow strips. Peel the garlic and chop finely.

2.
Gorgonzola Pasta preparation step 2

Bring plenty of salted water to a boil in a large pot. Add the potatoes and cook for 5 minutes. Add pasta and cook according to the package instructions until al dente.

3.
Gorgonzola Pasta preparation step 3

Meanwhile, grate the Parmesan and set aside.

4.
Gorgonzola Pasta preparation step 4

Heat oil in another pot or pan. Add cabbage and sauté 3-4 minutes while stirring.

5.
Gorgonzola Pasta preparation step 5

Add garlic and cook briefly. Stir in cream cheese, milk, and Gorgonzola. Simmer over low heat, stirring frequently, until creamy. Season with salt, pepper and grated nutmeg.

6.
Gorgonzola Pasta preparation step 6

Drain pasta and potatoes, taking care to collect 100 ml (approximately 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons) of cooking water and stir water into the cheese sauce. Mix pasta and sauce in a large preheated bowl, sprinkle with Parmesan and serve.