Mushroom and Thyme Cavatelli

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

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  1. 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!


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