Chicken Sage Cheesy Penne Pasta Recipe

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Chicken Sage Cheesy Penne Pasta

Sher Bird


Easy dish with a very rich, delicious sauce-- substitute any cheese you like, but we use Gorgonzola! (you could use Fontina, Romano, etc.). My sons love this dish (so does the hubby)!!

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15 Min


15 Min


16 oz
penne pasta (or use rotnini, farfalle, etc.)
1 lb
boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2" pieces
2 Tbsp
oil, preferably olive oil
1-2 clove
garlic, peeled and minced
1/4 c
dry white wine (or use water)
1 c
heavy whipping cream
1/4 c
low sodium chicken broth
2 c
crumbled gorgonzola cheese (or other kinds)
leaves of sage, very thinly jullienned
1/4 tsp
lemon pepper
salt and ground black pepper to taste
1/3 c
fresh grated parmesan cheese
minced fresh parsley

Directions Step-By-Step

Cook pasta in boiling water according to package directions. Drain and place in large serving bowl.
Meanwhile, heat a large skillet on medium high. Add oil, then brown chicken until no longer pink. Add garlic and cook one additional minute. Add wine and stir to loosen browned bits from the pan.
Add cream and chicken broth to pan. Cook for 3-4 minutes until sauce gets slightly thickened. Stir in the Gorgonzola (or other) cheese, sage, lemon pepper, salt, pepper. Cook for 2 minutes until cheese melts and blends into sauce.
Toss pasta with sauce. Sprinkle top with Parmesan cheese and parsley. Serve!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cheesy, #penne, #gorgonzola