Easy Spicy and Creamy Mushroom Pasta
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Creamy Mushroom Pasta

Delicious and comforting pasta with mushroom, garlic and herbs
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: General
Keyword: creamy pasta, vegetarian
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dry pasta
  • 250 gram white button mushrooms sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 large cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tspn paprika
  • 1/2 tspn chipotle spice
  • 1&1/2 tspn Ina Parmaan Garlic and Herb spice
  • 1-2 green chillies chopped (optional)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp cake wheat flour
  • 2&1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup cheddar or mozarella cheese optional

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta until it's almost cooked, as per package instructions, drain and set aside. Reserve a cup of the pasta water
  • Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil and sauté onion until translucent
  • Add garlic and chilli and fry for a minute
  • Add mushroom together with the chipotle spice, paprika, garlic and herb spice and fry on high heat until all the liquid has reduced and mushrooms are brown
  • Reduce heat. Add the 2 tablespoons of butter to the mushroom and when it melts add the flour
  • Cook the flour for a minute and add the milk
  • Mix until the sauce thickens. Add salt and pepper
  • Add the cooked pasta to the sauce and mix well. Let is simmer for about 3 minutes. Add more of the pasta water if sauce is too thick
  • If you are adding cheese, sprinkle it on top with a little paprika and bake in the oven for a few minutes until cheese is golden brown
    Easy Spicy and Creamy Mushroom Pasta

Notes

The pasta that I used was thick, if you are using thinner pasta maybe use a cup and a half of pasta