Penne Gorgonzola with Chicken

serves 8


1 package (16 oz) whole wheat penne pasta

1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2 in. pieces

1 TB olive oil

1 lg. garlic clove, minced

1/4 cup white wine

1 cup heavy whipping cream

1/4 cup chicken broth

2 cups (8 oz.) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese

6 to 8 fresh sage leaves, thinly sliced

salt and pepper to taste

extra Gorgonzola and fresh parsley for garnish


Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, over med. heat, brown chicken in oil on all sides. Add garlic, cook 1 min. longer. Add wine, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan.

Add cream and broth; cook until sauce is slightly thickened and chicken is no longer pink. Stir in the Gorgonzola cheese, sage, salt and pepper. Cook just until cheese is melted.

Drain pasta; toss with sauce. Sprinkle with additional cheese and parsley.


Recipe Courtesy of: KitchenJoyBlog.blogspot.com