This Asparagus with creamy Gorgonzola Sauce bursts in your mouth. When mixed with Penne, it offers a tempting contrast that leaves your pallet hankering for the next bite
By Bev Bennett
PENNE AND ASPARAGUS WITH GORGONZOLA SAUCE
MAKES: 2 servings
Preparation time: 5 minutes
While pasta is cooking melt butter in large pot. Stir in flour to form a paste. Gradually add milk. Stir constantly over low-medium heat until milk thickens slightly. Stir in cheese, chives, 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Stir constantly until cheese melts. Stir in penne and asparagus.
Spoon asparagus mixture into buttered 2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle breadcrumbs on top.
Bake in preheated 350-degree oven for 15 minutes. Place dish under the broiler for 20 to 30 seconds to brown breadcrumbs.
Each serving has: 465 calories; 18 grams total fat; 20 grams protein; 56.5 grams carbohydrates; 46 milligrams cholesterol; 860 milligrams sodium and 2 grams dietary fiber.
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