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    Penne Pasta With Tomatoes and Gorgonzola

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    5 mins

    35 mins

    Miss Annie's Note:

    This is a great pasta dish if you like Gorgonzola cheese. Combined with the tomatoes and basil, it makes a wonderful dish. We enjoy it with a crisp green salad, or spinach salad, and garlic sticks.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat.
    2. 2
      Add chopped onion and garlic and saute until clear, about 8 minutes.
    3. 3
      Stir in chopped tomatoes and basil.
    4. 4
      Cook until mixture thickens, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes.
    5. 5
      Meanwhile, beat the butter with the Gorgonzola with a spoon, until blended.
    6. 6
      Cook pasta until just tender, but still firm to the bite; drain well.
    7. 7
      Return pasta to pot.
    8. 8
      Whisk Gorgonzola mixture into tomato sauce.
    9. 9
      Add sauce to pasta and stir to coat.
    10. 10
      Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    11. 11
      Sprinkle with cheese and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 06, 2003

      55

      Miss Annie, this pasta dish is so incredibly good, I can't imagine that it has not been reviewed before now! It only took a short while to prepare and we enjoyed it so much! The only change I made was to use a 28 oz can of plum tomatoes instead of the 14oz can. I don't think I would want to use less after tasting it this way! Just the right mix! I did use the fresh basil and parmesan cheese. I just loved the gorgonzola cheese! It won't be long before we are having this recipe again! Thanks for another wonderful supper, Miss Annie!

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    • on May 27, 2011

      55

      Made just as written, I was actually quite happy with the tomatoes as listed, but then I am a gorgonzola junkie! Rich, yes, but fabulous, we loved this, a real keeper. Easy and quick to put together, a wonderful meal easily prepared after work, that's what I like! Thank you, Miss Annie!

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    • on April 28, 2003

      35

      This recipe was definately an easy one. I also doubled the the tomatoes to 28oz, which was delicious and added fresh mushrooms. I did, however, think the gorgonzola should be cut in half. I personally thought the taste of the cheese overwhelmed the whole dish. It was so rich, I could only eat a small portion. I'd make this recipe again, but cut the cheese in half.

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    Nutritional Facts for Penne Pasta With Tomatoes and Gorgonzola

    Serving Size: 1 (351 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 967.3
     
    Calories from Fat 483
    50%
    Total Fat 53.7 g
    82%
    Saturated Fat 27.9 g
    139%
    Cholesterol 115.1 mg
    38%
    Sodium 1062.8 mg
    44%
    Total Carbohydrate 99.7 g
    33%
    Dietary Fiber 14.3 g
    57%
    Sugars 4.2 g
    16%
    Protein 26.1 g
    52%

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