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Creamy Mushroom Pasta with Thyme

Creamy mushroom pasta is the perfect easy vegetarian dinner. It's so simple to make and is the ultimate weeknight comfort food! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 625kcal
Author Amy Fulwood

Ingredients

  • 300 g Conchiglie or another pasta of your choice, cooked according to packet instructions
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 4 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 200 g Mushrooms sliced
  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 2 sprigs Thyme
  • 250 ml Double Cream
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 4 tbsp Reserved Pasta Water
  • Thyme Leaves to serve
  • Parmesan Cheese to serve

Instructions

  • Melt half the butter over a medium heat and add half the garlic. Cook for a couple of minutes then add the mushrooms and thyme and fry for about 10 minutes until softened. Scoop out the mushrooms and set aside.
  • Add the rest of the butter, melt and then add the rest of the garlic and the flour. Cook for a couple of minutes then slowly pour in the cream and whisk. Simmer until thickened.
  • Add the pasta and mushrooms plus a little pasta water, add a tablespoon at a time, until everything is coated and the sauce is the desired consistency. Serve sprinkled with thyme and black pepper.

Notes

Nutrition information is an estimate and will vary depending on the ingredients used.

Nutrition

Calories: 625kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 116mg | Sodium: 132mg | Potassium: 385mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1295IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 1.5mg