Ziti with Mushrooms, Pancetta & Peas

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by P4

A quick, satisfying weeknight pasta dish.

Top Review by kadiprimo

Very good flavor, but I wish there were more sauce. Next time will double. Par-cook the pasta and finish in the sauce so it soaks up some of the flavor. Also agree with another reviewer that garlic would be welcome in this dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. You will need a deep saute pan that can hold the sauce, and the pasta.
  2. Have all your ingredients ready to go before beginning to cook.
  3. Heat the oil over medium-high heat and cook the pancetta and onions until the onions are softened.
  4. Add the mushrooms and a pinch of salt and pepper and toss to combine.
  5. When the mushrooms have cooked for about 2 minutes, add the thyme and toss.
  6. Let cook another minute, then add the Marsala to the pan and toss with the other ingredients.
  7. Let reduce about half (about 2-3 minutes), then add the chicken stock.
  8. Toss and let this reduce about half (about 2 to 3 minutes).
  9. Add the peas, toss, then the cream, then let this mixture reduce slightly.
  10. Taste, adjust for pepper and salt.
  11. Add the pasta and 1/2 of the cheese to the pan and toss to combine everything thoroughly.
  12. Serve with the remaining cheese.

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