Penne With Gorgonzola and Walnuts

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Total Time
35mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
30 mins

Blue cheese may be substituted if you cannot find gorganzola. I used the crumbles and it worked great. We loved the contrast of the creamy sauce and the crunch of the walnuts.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Cook the pasta in boiling water until firm but tender.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the butter and oil.
  3. Add the sage, ham, shallots, and walnuts, and cook over medium until the ham begins to brown and the shallots become tender and translucent.
  4. Add milk, cream, and gorgonzola, and stir and cook until the cheese is melted and the sauce is smooth, about 2 minutes.
  5. Reduce heat to low, add the nutmeg and Parmesan, and toss with cooked pasta.
  6. Top with more Parmesan.