Caramelised Onion and Blue Cheese Risoni

Caramelised Onion and Blue Cheese Risoni


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About this recipe: This is a rich and creamy pasta dish that resembles risotto. Risoni is a rice-shaped pasta, but any other short soup pasta can be used for this recipe.

Lindsay Perejma

Serves: 4 

  • 500g uncooked risoni pasta
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 onions, sliced
  • 180g blue cheese, crumbled
  • 100g mascarpone cheese
  • 60g chopped spinach
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. While pasta is cooking, heat butter and oil in a large frying pan over low heat. Cook onion in this mixture until golden brown, 20 to 30 minutes. Remove from pan with a spoon and drain on kitchen paper.
  3. In a large bowl, combine blue cheese, mascarpone and onion and mix well. Toss cheese mixture with spinach and pasta, season with salt and pepper and serve.

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