Penne Pasta With Tomatoes, Herbs and Blue Cheese

Recipe by Simply Chris
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Saute the diced onion in olive oil over medium heat until the onions are translucent.
  • Add the minced garlic and saute one minute longer.
  • Add the tomatoes with juices, red wine and dried oregano to the onion-garlic mixture and simmer until most of the juices are gone, about 8-10 minutes.
  • Add the salt and pepper to taste and reduce heat to low.
  • Simmer covered, on very low heat, while the Penne Pasta is cooking, about 8 minutes.
  • Add the crumbled blue cheese and half of the fresh basil to the sauce mixture.
  • Stir until the sauce has become creamy.
  • Pour the tomato sauce over the hot cooked pasta and toss with the remaining fresh basil.
  • Spoon pasta into serving bowl and garnish with whole fresh basil leaves.