Black Pasta in a Pink Gorgonzola Sauce

Black Pasta in a Pink Gorgonzola Sauce


"This recipe is something I made up. I just like all the ingredients, so I threw them together and it is really good."


40 m servings 646 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 646 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 27.3 g
  • 42%
  • Carbs:
  • 68g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 23.8 g
  • 48%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 57 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 1005 mg
  • 40%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Heat oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Saute shallots and garlic until lightly golden. Pour in wine and chicken stock. Bring to a boil, and stir in gorgonzola. Add tomato paste and prosciutto; bring to a boil. Stir in half-and-half, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add pasta, and toss to coat evenly. Cook until pasta is heated through. Transfer to serving dish, and garnish with parmesan and basil.
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  1. 26 Ratings


Intriguing ingredients... Fashion-forward color combo... Urban-chic name: "Squid-Ink Pasta with Pink Gorgonzola Sauce." This recipe sets up high expectations immediately -- and the dish delivers...

REALLY nice sauce. to fit my menu, I substituted shrimp and mushroom for the proscuitto and served over spinach fett. Rave reviews from everyone! Thank you for the creative recipe!

This was really tasty and very easy to make. I only changed three things. 1) I didn't have shallots so I used onion chopped very fine instead. 2) I used a sodium free chicken bouillion packet i...

I have to say i did not enjoy this recipe very much, i followed it exactly, but I thought it had a bitter after taste. It might be just me, my husband thought it was ok.

We enjoyed this very much. I followed the directions exactly and didn't change anything. I would say do not salt the water because it is a salty dish as is. Definitely will make this again!

Thought this was a great recipe and a nice change to my normal pasta routine. Since I live in France, most of these ingredients were very easy to find, so I did not have some of the same problem...

Black squid ink pasta can be found at Pasta and Company in Seattle area.

AWESOME!!! I love the colors, and the taste is phenominal. I omitted the tomato paste, and used sundried tomatoes instead. Definitely a keeper!!

SOOOO GOOD! It was a great change up in my menu. I used half and half instead of milk and used sundried tomatoes instead of tomato paste. The sauce was a bit too thin for me so I added about a h...