Quick & Simple Elbows with Spicy Curry & Gorgonzola

Pronto Elbows package

Made with

Barilla Pronto® Elbows



Ingredients for 6 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Pronto® Elbows
  • 3 cups water cold
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon spicy curry powder
  • ¼ cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese grated
  • ¼ cup gorgonzola cheese crumbled
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  • Pour the whole box of pasta into a large skillet (approximately 12 inches in diameter).  Pour 3 cups of cold water into the pan ensuring that the water covers the pasta. 

  • Turn on the burner to high and set your timer to 10 minutes.  Optional:  add about 1/2 teaspoon of salt to taste.

  • Cook on high, stirring regularly, until half of the water is absorbed, about 5 minutes.  Add curry powder and stir to combine; continue to cook on high for 5 minutes.

  • With about 1 minute left, add olive oil, season with salt and pepper, stir to combine.  When desired pasta texture is reached, remove skillet from heat, fold in cheese and top with tomatoes.  Serve immediately. 

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