Chicken and Gorgonzola Cheese

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Start to Finish: 30 mins
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Chicken and Gorgonzola Cheese
1 1/2
pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices
teaspoon salt
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
tablespoons olive oil
ounces stemmed fresh cremini, shiitake, and/or button mushrooms, sliced
cups whipping cream
cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese (4 ounces)
cup grated Parmesan cheese
cup snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
ounces dried pasta, cooked and drained
  1. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add half of the chicken; cook and stir until brown. Remove from skillet. Repeat with another 1 tablespoon oil and the remaining chicken; remove from skillet. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil and mushrooms. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes or until mushrooms are softened and liquid is evaporated, stirring occasionally.
  3. Return chicken to skillet; stir in cream. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Boil gently, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Stir in 1/2 cup of the Gorgonzola cheese, the Parmesan cheese, the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cook and stir about 1 minute or until cheeses are melted.
  4. Add chicken mixture, the remaining 1/2 cup Gorgonzola cheese, and parsley to hot cooked pasta; toss gently to combine.
Nutrition Facts (Chicken and Gorgonzola Cheese)
    Per serving:
  • 800 kcal cal.,
  • 48 g fat
  • (26 g sat. fat,
  • 3 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 16 g monounsatured fat),
  • 200 mg chol.,
  • 753 mg sodium,
  • 47 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 3 g sugar,
  • 45 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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