Penne Ala Vineyard Creek

Difficulty: Easy
Time: 30 minutes
Serves: 4

Vineyard Creek
Pinot Grigio
  • 1 box penne pasta
  • 1 lb cooked chorizo sausage*
  • 1/2 lb broccoli rabe
  • 1 8oz can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic diced
  • 1 small sweet onion or shallot diced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cup grated pecorino romano
  • 1/2 cup Vineyard Creek Pinto Grigio

Cut sausage into slices and brown in large skillet in olive oil. Steam broccoli and cut into pieces about 1 to 2 inches. When sausage is browned add garlic and onion, continue to cook for 2 minutes. Add the wine and scrape all the delicious bits from the bottom of the pan, reduce the liquid about half. Add tomatoes and broccoli rabe and cook for 5 minutes until hot. Add half the cheese and ground pepper and mix the entire sauce with the cooked penne. Season to taste and serve with remaining cheese sprinkled on top. 

*Chorizo sausage can be substituted with cubed cooked chicken