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Recipe: Creamy Mushroom Pasta

Recipe: Creamy Mushroom Pasta
August 28, 2019 No comments

Recipe Courtesy of eetrite

This creamy mushroom pasta recipe is topped with toasted pine nuts and a drizzle of lemon juice for a dreamy comfort food dish any day of the week.


500ml pouring
250ml milk
zest of 1 lemon
juice of 1 lemon
100g grated parmesan
olive oil
2 tbsp. butter
handful of thyme (stripped off the stem)
3 cloves garlic, crushed
250g sliced mushrooms
500g penne
50g pine nuts
handful of parsley, roughly chopped

Get started

In a saucepan, heat cream & milk over medium heat. Add lemon juice & zest. Stir.
Add grated parmesan and stir until melted.
Season with salt & pepper.

Drizzle frying pan with olive oil and place over medium heat. Add butter.
Once the butter has melted, add thyme and garlic. After about 1 minute, add the mushrooms.
Sprinkle with parsley and season with salt & pepper.
Stir occasionally until mushrooms are golden.

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Decant the pasta into a large casserole.

Pour over cream sauce & lightly toss to coat.
Add the mushrooms & give it a light stir to incorporate into the pasta.
Sprinkle over toasted pine nuts & finish off with a last squeeze of lemon juice.

To plate:

Spoon the pasta into a serving bowl. Top with chopped parsley, a sprinkle of grated parmesan and toasted pine nuts. Finish off with a grind of black pepper.


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