Pasta with Mixed Mushrooms


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

Ingredients

  • 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

Method

  • 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
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