Mushroom Pasta

Mushroom Pasta

Creamy Mushroom Pasta is inexpensive and easy to make with minimum effort for your weeknight meal or sudden friends over on this festive season. I love quick and easy one pot dishes like this one, that turns into a delicious comforting meal. This is a great pick for your vegetarian meal too! don’t you think so? What is your favourite quick recipe and what do you throw together when you want a quick pasta recipe?

Here is my easy and delicious Mushroom Pasta recipe.


  • 400 gm penne pasta
  • 10 small cup mushrooms cut in big slices
  • 2 ½ tbsp Italian herb mix
  • 1 ½ tbsp red chili flakes
  • 6-8 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ cup Fresh cream
  • 2 tbsp chopped Sun dried tomato(alternatively you can use tomato paste)
  • 3 cup sliced onion
  • ½ cup shredded cheese
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Black pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley(optional)


  1. Bring the water to a rolling boil, add salt to taste.
  2. Add pasta to the boiling water, stir gently and return to the boil.
  3. Follow the packet instruction and cook until al dente.
  4. When pasta cooked, then save a cup of pasta stock and drain the rest.
  5. Next heat up the cooking pan. Add Olive oil and butter in it.
  6. Add chopped garlic to the pan, stir the butter and garlic till the oil mixture is fragrant.
  7. Now add the sliced onion into the oil, sprinkle salt just for the onion, continue to cook till it softened and developed a pinkish color.
  8. Add mushroom into the pan.
  9. When mushroom developed the golden colour, add a pinch of salt for the mushroom. Please be careful when you are adding the salt, as you are going to add cheese too.
  10. Add Italian seasonings, chili flakes, sundried tomato, and pepper.
  11. Mix everything well, add pasta into it.
  12. Add the stock, cheese, cook for a  couple of seconds till the cheese melt,
  13. Add the cream, give a nice mix, and turn off the heat.

Recipe by: Shyamali Sinha

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