Linguine and Spinach with Gorgonzola Sauce

  • CherylR1954 Posted: 01/22/10
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    This is a nice recipe for those who like some punch and nutrition in their Alfredo sauce dishes. I made it per the recipe w/the exception of substituting whole wheat fresh linguine. It does take some tossing, but I don't think that it's enough to require chopping the spinach. My portion came out nicely and I divided up the leftovers into Rubbermaid containers to freeze for lunches at work.

  • Daniellelee Posted: 03/29/10
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    Full of flavor and really easy to make. Even teenage picky son liked. Made just as it reads. Served with salad and bread.

  • CaitiS Posted: 09/24/10
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    This recipe sounded and looked super good, but I found it to be quite bland and was searching for something to enrich the flavors. I think next time I'll garnish this dish with lemon zest and red pepper flakes.

  • too2bear Posted: 03/24/11
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    This was a bit bland for my taste. To give it a little more flavor, I added some crushed red pepper, which helped a bit. It's somewhat boring but has potential. I would think about adding chicken and maybe an interesting type of mushroom.

  • Harare Posted: 02/20/10
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    I love this recipe and I don't really like gorganzola! It is so easy to make and you can add other ingredients to spice it up. I have tried mushrooms and loved it and will soon try chicken. I have used both fresh and frozen spinach and it was delicious both ways. And I would agree with everyone else and chop the spinach first.

  • joanneakabean Posted: 03/22/10
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    good taste, thick sauce and filling!

  • TorreyS Posted: 07/04/10
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    I thought this was really yummy, but my husband didn't think it was as good as I did. Maybe I'll make it again one night when he's not home!

  • megoego92 Posted: 08/05/10
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    This dish was outstanding, I will definitely make it again. I did read the previous reviews and found that chopping the spinach first was the best option, and also used fettucine but other than that, I went by the recipe on all accounts.

  • misstort6 Posted: 06/02/10
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    This is a great, SUPER FAST meal to make. My kids even loved it. I added a pinch of garlic powder and a pinch of white wine to the sauce just because I like to add those flavors to any kind of cream sauce I make with pasta. It's DEEEEELISH!!!!

  • Parchita330 Posted: 11/02/10
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    I followed the instructions and recipe to the T. The flavor was delicious! My only complaint is that the sauce came out a little too think, so the linguini got clumpy. Other than that, great flavor!

  • jepeters13 Posted: 11/05/10
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    This was a great recipe. The cheese flavor is not too strong, which was perfect. My husband thought maybe there was a little too much spinach, so when I make it next time I will probably halve the amount of spinach, and maybe add some fresh basil. Will definitely be making this again.

  • jashley4188 Posted: 01/18/11
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    I will not be making this dish again. I enjoy the taste of gorgonzola but I did not like it in this pasta dish. I added sauteed mushroom and chicken and I was actually sad that I wasted perfectly good chicken.

  • TSchnath Posted: 08/01/11
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    Very yummy, it's on the list of keepers for sure. It's easy to make. It doesn't tell you to cut the spinach but I do now because it's too big to leave it whole. This is one of our favorites.

  • mrscrazyed Posted: 09/17/11
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    I was craving something cheesy and found this recipe. Okay, I admit, I didn't use the spinach; I wasn't sure it would go with the pasta. And I did use a reduced fat blue cheese instead of Gorgonzola. Let me tell you, it turned out soooo good and soooo cheesy that it was almost decadent. It makes a wonderful companion for broiled or BBQ'd fish. For those of you who found the sauce a little thick, reserve some of the pasta water. Add the pasta to the sauce, and then add enough of the pasta water to make it to your desired consistency.

  • sedutta Posted: 02/15/12
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    This is one of our regulars. I usually use a whole container of gorgonzola (4 oz instead of 3 oz) and add a jar of mushrooms and some sauteed chicken. For folks who think it's bland (can't imagine how!), I'd say add a little more gorgonzola. Great with a salad, crusty bread, and white wine.

  • SoonerSinger Posted: 01/20/14
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    This is a great meal that comes together in a flash. I add a minced clove of garlic to the butter before making the roux, and double the spinach for extra veggie power and to make it more filling.

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