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Mini Penne With Artichokes and Gorgonzola

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“Mini Penne con Carciofi e Gorgonzola -- that is the official name of this recipe. We have made this here at the home and it needed a little "tweaking" here and there.”

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  1. Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Drain artichoke hearts well, add to skillet and sauté 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add gorgonzola cheese and half-and-half.
  5. Simmer for a few minutes until cheese melts.
  6. Season with freshly ground blakc pepper, a sprinkling of onion powder and a pinch or two of crushed red pepper flakes; set aside.
  7. Cook pasta according to pkg directions.
  8. Drain reserving some of the pasta cooking liquid.
  9. Add hot pasta to sauce mixture; thin(if needed or desired) with pasta cooking liquid.
  10. Transfer to a serving platter or bowl.
  11. Top with parsley and a sprinkling of the nuts.
  12. Enjoy! Serve with a nice dry white wine.

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