Mushroom and Thyme Cavatelli

Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

From our local paper, saving here to give a try. Times are estimated. Suggested you serve as a main with a green salad or as a side with grilled meat. The amount of parmesan is an estimate the recipe states "shaved parmesan to serve", as is pasta as the recipe states 1 bag cavatelli pasta (it comes in several sizes).

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta as per packet directions (usually 10 to 15 minutes).
  2. While pasta is cooking melt butter and oil in a large frypan/skillet.
  3. Saute the garlic for a minute and then add the mushrooms and saute for 5 minutes, adding white wine as needed.
  4. Lightly salt and pepper at this stage, to assist with the flavours of the mushrooms leaching into your sauce.
  5. Add thyme and double cream, bringing the the sauce to a simmer and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occassionally.
  6. Add lemon zest and any remaining wine and continue to simmer.
  7. Drain the pasta and add to the mushrooms with the parsley, mixing well to cover the pasta with the sauce.
  8. This dish should be fairly wet, check for seasoning and adjust if required and serve immediately with shaved parmesan.

Reviews

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This is a really good pasta. I did think the lemon was a little overpowering but it was still great. I served as a side dish with grilled chicken and roasted veggies but even as a meat eater I would definitely enjoy this as a main dish with a salad as suggested. Thanks for posting!

KLBoyle May 16, 2011

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