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mushroom penne

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About the Recipe

a mushroom lover�s dish that makes a quick and cozy meal at home or an elegant dish for company


8 oz whole-wheat penne pasta

2 Tbsp olive oil

8 oz white mushrooms, rinsed and


� C onion, thinly sliced

1 Tbsp garlic, minced or pressed

(about 2�3 cloves)

6 Tbsp dry red wine

1 C low-sodium chicken broth

� tsp salt

� tsp ground black pepper

1 tsp dried thyme

4 Tbsp shredded parmesan cheese


1 In a 4-quart saucepan, bring 3 quarts of water to a

boil over high heat.

2 Add pasta, and cook according to package directions

for the shortest recommended time, about 8 minutes.

3 While water heats and pasta cooks, warm olive oil in

a large nonstick pan over medium heat.

4 Chop the mushrooms into bite-sized pieces. Cook

the mushrooms in the oil for 5 minutes.

5 Meanwhile, slice onion and mince garlic. Add to

mushrooms. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring


6 Add wine. Cook and stir to loosen any flavorful

browned bits to mix into the sauce. Stir in chicken

broth, salt, pepper, and thyme.

7 Drain pasta. Stir into mushroom mixture. Continue

simmering mixture until all moisture is absorbed,

about 3 minutes.

8 Divide into four equal portions (each about 1� cups).

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