Bow Tie Pasta with Chicken & Gorgonzola Sauce

Joyce Newman

By
@1Artsy1

This dish is similar to one that Sierra Nevada Brewery & Restaurant serves that I love so much! This is my rendition of it.


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Serves:

2-3

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2
chicken breast halves, cooked and cubed ( i use store bought rotisserie chicken)
8 oz
bow-tie pasta, uncooked
1/2 lb
fresh asparagus
3
green onions
1/4 c
fresh parsley
1 clove
garlic, minced
4 oz
gorgonzola cheese, crumbled (1 tub)
4 oz
monterey jack cheese or colby/ jack
1/3 c
parmesan cheese, shredded or shavings for garnish
1/2 c
heavy cream
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1/2 tsp
cracked black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Clean and snap asparagus where tender, then cut into 1" diagonal pieces.
Clean and slice green onions. Mince garlic and chop 1/4 cup of parsley. Reserve a few springs of parsley for garnish.
2
Cook pasta as directed. Add sliced asparagus into boiling pasta the last 5 minutes of pasta cooking time.
3
Meanwhile, in a large skillet; heat olive oil. Cook onions, garlic and parsley on med-high heat for about 5 minutes or until onions are tender. Add chicken and stir. Add heavy cream and bring to a slow boil. Add jack cheese and gorgonzola cheese. Stir while melting cheese. Reduce heat to medium-low heat, simmer for 3-5 minutes.
4
Drain pasta and asparagus. Pour into gorgonzola cheese sauce, half of the pasta at a time. After first half, add as much of the remaining pasta to the sauce to accommodate your liking.
5
Add cracked pepper and parmesan shavings and a spring of parsley for garnish. Serve with a side salad and crusty garlic bread. Pairs well with a Chardonnay or Pinot Noir. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy