Pasta with Mixed Mushrooms

This is a very easy to do pasta dish and does not require many ingredients too.


  • 4 oz penne pasta
  • 8 oz mixed mushrooms (portabella, button, oyster) chopped
  • 1 oz dried porcini mushroom
  • ½ cup whole black olives
  • 1 small red onion chopped
  • 2 – 3 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon dried sweet basil
  • 2 – 3 teaspoon shredded parmesan cheese
  • Extra virgin olive oil to sprinkle
  • Salt to taste


  • Cook pasta and drain
  • Wash porcini mushrooms thoroughly and soak in a little bit of water
  • In a skillet sauté onion until transparent
  • Add garlic and sauté until onion becomes golden brown
  • Add mixed mushrooms, salt and sauté until all the water is absorbed, about 7 – 8 minutes
  • Add porcini mushroom and sauté for another two or three minutes
  • Add basil, black olives and cooked pasta and mix well
  • Sprinkle with extra virgin olive oil and parmesan cheese

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s