Angel Hair Pasta With Prosciutto and Wild Mushrooms

"Easy and elegant, a perfect romantic dinner for mushroom lovers! The wild mushrooms can be anything you like. The recipe recommends morels, chanterelles, shitake, oyster mushrooms, or a combination of them. We have only tried this with shitake so far with excellent results."
 
Angel Hair Pasta With Prosciutto and Wild Mushrooms created by IngridH
Ready In:
25mins
Ingredients:
13
Serves:
4
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ingredients

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directions

  • Rinse the mushrooms and pat dry. Cut off and reserve stems. Cut the mushroom caps into thin strips. You should have about 4 cups of mushrooms.
  • Cut the tomatoes into 1/2 inch cubes.
  • Cut the prosciutto into very thin strips.
  • Heat oil in skillet and add mushrooms, rosemary, pepper, and crushed red pepper and salt (optional). Cook, stirring for about 3 minutes, then add the garlic and prosciutto for another 1-2 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook pasta in boiling water to desired doneness. Reserve 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid, drain pasta, and return to pot.
  • Add tomatoes to the mushroom mixture and stir. Add cream and bring to a boil.
  • Add the pasta, reserved pasta liquid, butter, 1/4 cup of the Parmesan, and basil. Toss to blend.
  • Serve with remaining Parmesan cheese.

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  1. Mickey in MN
    My 11 yr. old MN boy said to back off on the red pepper flakes. I already reduced it to 1/4 tsp. Still he said 5 stars. We used ham instead of prosciutto since that's what I had. Had to use dried basil (1tsp). Will make it again.
     
  2. Mickey in MN
    My 11 yr. old MN boy said to back off on the red pepper flakes. I already reduced it to 1/4 tsp. Still he said 5 stars. We used ham instead of prosciutto since that's what I had. Had to use dried basil (1tsp). Will make it again.
     
  3. rodeoblonde
    Thanks for a great recipe! I used portabello mushrooms because thats all that was available at my supermarket. I would like to try it again with some different varieties. I was completely shocked when my VERY picky 3 yr old gobbled this up!!!
     
  4. IngridH
    Angel Hair Pasta With Prosciutto and Wild Mushrooms Created by IngridH
  5. IngridH
    Angel Hair Pasta With Prosciutto and Wild Mushrooms Created by IngridH

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