Gorgonzola Pasta Bake

16 September 2020 — Dinner

Gorgonzola Pasta Bake


500g penne pasta

2 large leeks

85g butter

85g plain flour

2tsps English mustard

nutmeg, grated

1L milk

200g Gorgonzola Dolce DOP

150g any crusty bread

85g walnut pieces

400g spinach

How to make it

This Gorgonzola Pasta Bake has a crusty walnut and bread topping which makes it like a crumble. With added vegetables it’s a great dinner option for the whole family.

  • Heat oven to 190°C/170°C Fan/Gas Mark 5
  • Boil the pasta with sliced leeks for 10 mins, then drain
  • In a large saucepan, melt the butter on a low heat
  • Add the flour and make into a paste
  • Add the milk slowly, mixing to keep the paste smooth
  • When all the milk is added and it looks like a sauce, add the mustard and nutmeg
  • Remove from heat and stir in 130g of the Gorgonzola Dolce DOP
  • Place the spinach in a colander and pour a kettle of boiling water over to make it wilt
  • Squeeze out any excess water
  • Stir into the pasta, leeks and sauce
  • Toss the bread with the remaining cheese and walnut pieces
  • Spread the pasta into a ovenproof dish and cover with the breadcrumbs
  • Place the Gorgonzola Pasta Bake in the oven for 40mins until golden

We have other pasta recipes, such as this Pecorino Pesto Pasta, Spinach, pasta and Stilton bake or Steak with Beauvale Pappardelle.

For other Gorgonzola recipes, we have this Broccoli and Gorgonzola Quiche, Broccoli and Gorgonzola Soufflé and Gnocchi with Gorgonzola Dolce.

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