PENNE WITH GRILLED CHICKEN, GORGONZOLA, ASPARAGUS AND CARAMELIZED ONIONS

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups penne pasta, uncooked
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 cup thin onion slices, separated into rings
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped plum tomatoes
  • 2 cups cut-up grilled chicken (1-inch pieces)
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup diagonally cut asparagus spears (1-inch pieces)
  • 1/4 cup half and half
  • 4 tsp. minced fresh garlic
  • 1 pkg. (4 oz.) ATHENOS Crumbled Gorgonzola Cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil leaves

Directions

  • COOK pasta as directed on package.
  • MEANWHILE, heat oil in small skillet on medium heat.
  • Add onions and sugar; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until onions are tender.
  • Remove from heat; set aside.
  • DRAIN and rinse pasta.
  • Place in large skillet.
  • Add tomatoes; cook on medium heat 1 minute, stirring occasionally.
  • Add chicken, broth, asparagus, cream and garlic; mix well.
  • Cook and stir 5 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened.
  • Add onions, cheese and basil; mix well.
  • Cook 2 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

Notes

Categories: Dairy  Main Dish  Pasta 

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