Penne Pasta With Tomatoes and Gorgonzola

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Total Time
5 mins
35 mins

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