Pasta with Mushroom Sauce

Prep Time:

9 minutes

Cook Time:

≈9 minutes pasta cook time + 3 minutes to let pasta simmer with sauce)

Serves:

4 Servings

Level:

Beginner

Dietary Restrictions:

Vegetarian, vegan, LI

Cost:

<$$$

Margherita Scussat
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Ingredients

  • 8 oz dry pasta of your choice (try to get good-quality pasta. Ex. Barilla or De Cecco)

  • 1 lb mushrooms

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 peeled cloves of garlic

  • Salt to taste

  • (optional) 8 fluid oz heavy cream

  • Parmesan cheese for serving

Preparation

  1. Cook the pasta according to the bag’s instructions

  2. Slice the mushrooms into 1cm wide pieces

  3. In a large pan (with lid) place the olive oil, garlic, mushrooms, and salt. Turn on medium heat and cover the pan. Let cook for about 7 minutes on medium heat, or until mushrooms are softened.

  4. (optional) add the heavy cream

  5. Add the cooked pasta into the pan with the sauce and mix around. Let pasta cook covered on medium heat 3 more minutes.

  6. Take the pasta off the heat and enjoy!


Storage Indications: You can store the pasta in a tableware and microwave it the following day.