Saturday, January 23, 2010

Pasta with Mushroom Garlic Sauce

An easy to prepare and comforting vegetarian dish. Use any combination of mushroom varieties and add extra spices if you like.

Pasta with Mushroom and Garlic Sauce

1 lb linguine, cooked and drained
6 T. butter, divided
10 cloves garlic, minced
6 c. mushrooms (any combination), washed and sliced
2 teas. dried basil
salt & pepper, to taste
3 T. olive oil
fresh parsley and Parmesan cheese for garnish

Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in a skillet. Add the garlic and cook until lightly browned. Next, add the mushrooms, basil and salt & pepper, cook until mushrooms are tender. Add remaining butter and olive oil to the skillet and stir until butter is melted. Mix with cooked pasta and sprinkle top with Parmesan cheese and fresh basil. Serves 4.

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