Pasta with Monster Mushroom Sauce

Mushroom sauce provides a wonderful addition to this pasta dish that’s ready in just 20 minutes - a perfect side for your Halloween meal.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

8
oz uncooked pappardelle pasta
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
medium sweet onion, thinly sliced, separated into rings
4
packages (4 oz each) wild mushroom blend
2
teaspoons chopped fresh sage leaves
1
teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
1
cup whipping cream
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Fresh sage or thyme leaves, if desired
  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook onion in butter 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until soft and golden. Add mushrooms, chopped sage and thyme; cook until mushrooms are tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in whipping cream, cheese, salt and pepper.
  • 3 Pour sauce over cooked pasta; toss gently to coat. Garnish with herbs.

Expert Tips

If you can’t locate the wild mushroom blend in stores, you can use cremini, oyster, portabella or shiitake mushrooms.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
386
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22 1/2g
22 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
13g,
13%
),
Sodium
424mg
424%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.