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    Mushroom Sauce - Salsa Di Funghi

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    55 mins

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    35 mins

    Linda's Busy Kitchen's Note:

    From: Maryanne Esposito - Ciao Italia------------ Mushrooms Sauce for pasta is a nice alternative to tomato sauce, and goes especially well with whole wheat fettucine. This is a rich dish, so a little goes a long way. This sauce makes enough for 1 lb. of pasta. For those of you that don't know Maryanne Esposito, let me introduce you to a marvelous cook, who cooks only "Authentic" Italian food, and it is incredible! I had the priviledge of meeting Maryanne at a woman's luncheon many years ago, and she has her own cooking show on Channel 11 in NH. She and her husband, who is a local doctor, live in the next town from where I used to live and work.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Melt the butter in a large saute pan, and cook the garlic until it is soft.
    2. 2
      Stir in the mushrooms, and cook until they begin to give off their liquid. Transfer the mushrooms to a bowl, and set aside.
    3. 3
      Brown the pork sausage in the same pan, breaking it up with a fork.
    4. 4
      Season with salt and pepper.
    5. 5
      If the sausage seems dry, add a little butter to the pan while it is cooking.
    6. 6
      Return the mushrooms to the pan, and mix ingredients well.
    7. 7
      Cover the pan and keep warm.
    8. 8
      Cook the fettucine as directed on the package, then drain it, and add it to the pan with the sausage mixture.
    9. 9
      Stir in the cream and cheese, and mix everything quickly over med-high heat, until the mixture is hot.
    10. 10
      Serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 10, 2010

      55

      This was a wonderful sauce, although I added a whole pound of sausage after reading the recipe wrong. It was really tasty! I used baby portabellos, oyster and button mushrooms in a combination. I would definitely make this again!

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    • on April 27, 2009

      55

      This was very good. I make a creamy mushroom sauce for pasta all the time but never added sausage. Great idea. When I made it I didn't pay much attention to amounts and I added some dry herbs. But I will definately make it again.

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    • on April 27, 2009

      45

      This is a lovely sauce and good for low carbers too if you leave out the pasta!! Nice blend of flavours. Thanks for posting, made for Zaar tag.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mushroom Sauce - Salsa Di Funghi

    Serving Size: 1 (196 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 3

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1184.2
     
    Calories from Fat 582
    49%
    Total Fat 64.7 g
    99%
    Saturated Fat 33.6 g
    168%
    Cholesterol 197.9 mg
    65%
    Sodium 864.0 mg
    36%
    Total Carbohydrate 117.1 g
    39%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.1 g
    0%
    Protein 42.9 g
    85%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    mixed mushrooms

    sweet pork sausage

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