Corn Pasta in Rich Cream Sauce with Prosciutto, Gorgonzola, and Walnuts

Feel free to lighten this up using half-and-half instead of the cream (but the cream really adds to the flavor).

Serves: 8Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10 oz.) corn pasta
  • 4 oz. sliced prosciutto
  • 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp. corn flour
  • 2 cups heavy cream, warmed
  • ½ cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup walnut pieces, toasted
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Cook corn pasta according to instructions on the package. In a small nonstick skillet over medium heat, heat the prosciutto slices until crisp. Set aside.
  • Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat and stir in the flour. Sauté, stirring for 4–5 minutes. Add the warm cream, whisking constantly until thickened to desired consistency (about 5 minutes more).
  • Remove from the heat and stir in cheese, nutmeg, walnuts, and salt and pepper. Toss with pasta. Top with prosciutto. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10 oz.) corn pasta
  • 4 oz. sliced prosciutto
  • 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp. corn flour
  • 2 cups heavy cream, warmed
  • ½ cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup walnut pieces, toasted
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Cook corn pasta according to instructions on the package. In a small nonstick skillet over medium heat, heat the prosciutto slices until crisp. Set aside.
  • Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat and stir in the flour. Sauté, stirring for 4–5 minutes. Add the warm cream, whisking constantly until thickened to desired consistency (about 5 minutes more).
  • Remove from the heat and stir in cheese, nutmeg, walnuts, and salt and pepper. Toss with pasta. Top with prosciutto. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories500
Total Fat38g
Saturated Fat20g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium630mg
Total Carbohydrate31g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars2g
Protein12g