Recipe: Penne with gorgonzola and walnuts (a meal in 10 minutes)

Penne with gorgonzola and walnuts

An easy to prepare meal that can be prepared in under 10 minutes and it's delicious. The combination of walnuts, wine and a touch of single cream is divine.

Serves: 2


  • Penne (75-120 g per portion, depending on appetites)
  • ¼ cup gorgonzola dolce, crumbled, plus a few small chunks to garnish
  • 6 walnut halves, broken roughly
  • ¼ tsp dried oregano
  • 4 flakes dried flaked garlic, soaked and chopped up
  •  tbsp light single cream 
  • 6 tbsp white or rose wine 
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Drizzle of olive oil
  • Parsley to garnish, if desired


  1. Cook the pasta in salted water according to the package instructions.
  2. In a saucepan, heat up a touch of olive oil and cook the flaked garlic gently.
  3. Add the oregano and cook further. Add the wine, cook and reduce.
  4. Add the single light cream and the Gorgonzola. Stir until the cheese melts and everything has smoothly combined. The sauce should have a satiny texture.
  5. Season with sea salt and freshly ground pepper.
  6. Drain the pasta. Add the sauce and mix.
  7. Add half the walnut chunks and toss together.
  8. Plate and garnish with the rest of the walnuts, the small pieces of Gorgonzola which you have left aide, and parsley if desired.
  9. Serve immediately. 

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