*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                 Penne With Mushrooms And Gorgonzola Cheese
 
 Recipe By     : my collection
 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheese                           Italian
                 *Posted To Tnt
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4  cup           olive oil
    3      cloves        garlic -- chopped
      1/2  pound         mushrooms -- sliced
    4                    plum tomatoes -- chopped
    2      tablespoons   fresh basil -- chopped or
    2      teaspoons     dried basil
    2      tablespoons   fresh oregano -- chopped or
    2      teaspoons     dried oregano
      3/4  pound         penne -- (or other tubular
                         -- pasta)
      1/2  cup           gorgonzola cheese -- crumbled
 
 Heat olive oil in a heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic; saut
 e 1 minute.
 Add mushrooms; saute until beginning to soften, about 5 minutes.
 Add tomatoes, basil and oregano and simmer until sauce thickens slightly, about
  5 minutes.
 (can be made 2 hours ahead, let stand at room temperature.)
 Cook penne in a large pot of boiling water until al dente. Drain reserving 1/2 
 cup cooking liquid.
 Add pasta and cooking liquid to sauce in skillet. Toss over medium heat until m
 ixture is heated through and sauce coats pasta.
 Season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer pasta to bowl. Sprinkle with Gor
 gonzola cheese and serve. (can use less olive oil)
 
 By mail from texi <perrys@airmail.net> on Aug 25, 1998.
 
 
 
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