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Penne With Asparagus and Gorgonzola
Makes 6 servings
*1 tbls. butter
*2 tbls. fresh chives, chopped
*1 tbls. fresh oregano, chopped
*1 lb. asparagus spears, chopped diagonally into 1" pieces
*salt and pepper, to taste
*1 tsp. red pepper flakes
*1 pint light cream
*1/4 lb. gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
*1/2 tsp. garlic salt
*1 lb. penne pasta
1In a large saute pan, melt butter. Add chives, oregano and asparagus spears. Stir to coat.
2Add salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Cook until asparagus is tender, but still slightly crisp.
3Add cream and crumbled cheese, stirring until cheese melts and blends into a creamy sauce.
4Separately, add garlic salt to large pot of water. Add penne pasta and cook according to package directions. Drain.
5Place pasta in large serving bowl, cover with sauce mixture and toss to coat. Serve immediately.