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Pollo Bella Recipe

Pollo Bella

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"Chicken in a garlic and gorgonzola cream sauce, served over pasta."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Heat oil over high heat in a large skillet. Brown chicken. Reduce heat, and add garlic and mushrooms. Cook until soft. Remove chicken and mushrooms from the skillet.
  2. Pour half and half cream into skillet, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium, and reduce. Stir occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling water until done. Drain.
  4. When cream has reduced and thickened, stir in Gorgonzola until melted. Add chicken and mushrooms, pasta, and walnuts. Toss and reheat. Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately. Garnish with freshly grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 19, 2007

I would rate this 5 STARS but my husband did not like it so I'm giving it 4 stars. I LOVED THE FLAVOR and I am a fan of creamy/saucy dishes, and I am a huge Gorgonzola fan! I DID LOVE THIS! I think this is a love it or hate it recipe. I SUGGEST READING the ingredients and if you LOVE GORGONZOLA. mushrooms, cream sauces, etc... you'll love it, if not, this isn't for you. Thank you for the great recipe!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 20, 2004

I thought this recipe was good. However, my husband thought it might be better if the gorgonzola was cut in half and 3 oz of a milder cheese was added.

 

41 Ratings

Jan 20, 2004

This was really good. Very intense flavor so I would make sure to serve w/very crusty bread and a side dish that's lighter. I used baby portabellas (criminis) and they add a wonderful flavor. I also used homemade pasta. The sauce is not very eye friendly (very off white looking) so next time I will either try adding brocoli, asparagus, or maybe just parseley to give it some contrasting color. I think serving this w/ a Pinot Noir would do justice.

 
Jan 25, 2004

I am a gorgonzola lover, but this was a tad much for me. I made this a second time substituting 1/2 feta for 1/2 the gorgonzola and it was better. Overall very enjoyable.

 
Jan 20, 2004

This is a wonderful recipe. We made it even better adding a few personal favorites. We like to add 1 chopped sundried tomato per serving, .5 slices cooked and drained diced bacon per serving and .5 diced shallots per serving.

 
Jan 20, 2004

I thought this recipe was very good, but even better when I used shrimp and scallops instead of the chicken! Don't cook shrimp or scallops too long or else they will become dry and tough. Also add some parsley. A nice bottle of wine and you're good to go!!

 
Jan 20, 2004

WOW the flavor and texture (with the walnuts) of this dish is PHENOMINAL!! Awesome is all I can say!!!

 
Jan 20, 2004

fantastic flavour - easy to make too. I'm not a big fan of cream sauces in general, but I made this for my boyfriend and he loved it. very heavy and filling so I wouldn't eat too much of it, but it's sooo good.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 755 kcal
  • 38%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 50.1 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol
  • 163 mg
  • 54%
  • Fat
  • 38.5 g
  • 59%
  • Fiber
  • 2.9 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 52 g
  • 104%
  • Sodium
  • 629 mg
  • 25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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