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Fig & Walnut Pasta with Gorgonzola
Figs are rich in complex carbohydrates and dietary fiber and a wealth of essential minerals, such as calcium, potassium, and iron.
 
Ingredients
2 Tbsp. butter
1 large onion, sliced
8 oz. vermicelli or linguine
2 Tbsp. Ellyndale Organics™ Extra Virgin Olive Oil*
1 cup (6 oz.) dried figs
½ cup chopped NOW Real Food® Walnuts*
½ tsp. Salt
1 and ½ cups (6 oz.) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  1. Heat butter in large skillet. 
  2. Add onion and saute over medium-high heat for 10-12 minutes, stirring frequently, until golden brown. 
  3. Meanwhile, prepare pasta according to package directions. 
  4. Drain, toss with olive oil, and set aside.
  5. Remove stems from figs and coarsely chop. 
  6. Stir figs, walnuts, and salt into onions and cook 2 minutes or until heated through. 
  7. Pour mixture over pasta. 
  8. Sprinkle with Gorgonzola and toss gently. 
  9. Serve immediately.   

*NOW items available at your local health food store