Linguine with Mushrooms Recipe

Linguine with Mushrooms picture

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time1 Hr 40 Min
Ready In1 Hr 50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Dried porcini mushrooms/Dried boletus mushrooms1⁄2 Ounce
 Butter2 Tablespoon
 Onion1 Small, finely chopped
 Button mushrooms1 Pound, sliced (large size)
 Chopped fresh sage1 Tablespoon
 Finely chopped fresh parsley1 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
 Fresh linguine/2/3 pound dried linguine1 Pound
 Freshly grated parmesan cheese1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 313 Calories from Fat 58

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.6%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 39.1 mg

Sodium 181 mg7.5%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g16.1%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16.1%

Sugars 3.1 g

Protein 15 g29.1%

Vitamin A 10.3% Vitamin C 12.1%

Calcium 14.8% Iron 16.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. Add porcini mushrooms to ¾ cup of warm water and soak for 45 to 60 minutes. Drain the liquid, filter the mushrooms using muslin to discard the grit. Slice rehydrated mushrooms and keep aside.
2. Saute onion in half the butter until golden and soft. Add the filtered mushroom liquid and porcini and cook until liquid evaporates.
3. Mix in rest of the butter with herbs and button mushrooms, season generously, cover, and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
4. Add pasta to salted boiling water and cook al dente. Drain pasta, add to the sauce and toss.

SERVING
5. Divide Linguine with Mushroom equally among 6 serving plates, garnish with grated Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.
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