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pasta with mushrooms & mascarpone

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

One of the best pasta dishes ever

yield 4 -6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pasta with mushrooms & mascarpone

  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1/4 can
    panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 lb
    pasta of choice
  • 1 lb
    assorted fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 c
    mascarpone at room temp
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped chives
  • shaved percorino romano
  • salt and fresh cracked pepper

How To Make pasta with mushrooms & mascarpone

  • 1
    Melt I tbsp of butter in a saucepan. Add the bread crumbs and brown them. Remove from heat and set aside. Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water. Drain reserving 1 1/2 cups pasta water.
  • 2
    Add the remaining 3 tbsp of butter to a skillet. Once melted add the mushrooms and season with salt and pepper. Cook until tender and lightly browned. Add the cream and let most evaporate. Stir in the Mascarpone and 1 cup of the reserved pasta water. Cook until creamy. Add the pasta into the pan with the remaining pasta water. Cook until creamy. Taste and adjust for salt. Stir in the chives.
  • 3
    Transfer to a plate and top with bread crumbs. Top with shaved Pecorino Romano and fresh cracked pepper.

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