- 1 package (16 ounces) penne pasta
- 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 large garlic clove, minced
- 1/4 cup white wine
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1/4 cup chicken broth
- 2 cups (8 ounces) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
- 6 to 8 fresh sage leaves, thinly sliced
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and minced fresh parsley
- Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, brown chicken in oil on all sides. Add garlic; cook 1 minute 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 Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and parsley. Yield: 8 servings.
Full-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.
Reviews for Penne Gorgonzola with Chicken
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"This was very tasty. I changed it up some by using dried spices and whole wheat pasta. I'll definitely be making this again!"
"Sorry....we weren't crazy about this. I like the blue cheese flavor in salad dressing, but somehow not with the other ingredients here. I didn't use all the gorgonzola called for. It was also too salty. I couldn't locate any fresh sage leaves ,either. Don't know if that would have made much difference."
"I followed the other reviewers' recommendation to use only 1 cup of gorgonzola but otherwise followed the recipe as is. I served it with a garden salad and garlic bread. My family really enjoyed it."
"Using ONE cup of gorgonzola was plenty. The taste was very, very good. It's also very easy to prepare, once you've done the prep work of chopping the garlic, cutting up the sage, and cubing the chicken. This got raves from my husband and adult daughter and son-in-law. Good enough for company! Easy enough for week night dinners. I'll be making it again soon."
"This has become a favorite in our house! We have used both gorgonzola and crumbled blue cheese - they both work great!"