How to Make a Delicious Tagliatelle Pasta with Cremini Mushrooms?

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Tagliatelle Pasta with Cremini Mushrooms

Looking for one of the best tagliatelle pasta recipes you’ve ever tasted? We can probably help you with that. Today, we’ll show you how to make a mouthwatering tagliatelle pasta with fresh parsley, cremini mushrooms, garlic, white wine, and butter. So, let’s make impressive pasta that you can serve to your most precious guests.

With this recipe, you’ll be able to prepare your pasta easily and quickly. You will be enjoying delicious homemade tagliatelle pasta after 20 to 25 minutes. All flavors of this recipe perfectly blend into the dish. It is nicely creamy with the perfect amount of mushroom and white wine flavor.

Varieties of mushrooms

There are different varieties of mushrooms. We are going to use cremini mushrooms in this recipe. However, you can also try some other varieties of mushroom including:

White Mushrooms

This is probably the most common variety of mushrooms. You can use white mushrooms in this recipe, however, they have less powerful flavors as compared to other varieties of mushrooms. Seasoning can help in getting the best taste of any variety of mushroom.

Cremini Mushrooms

This variety of mushrooms and white mushrooms are of the same type. However, cremini mushrooms are more mature with a much stronger flavor, firmer texture and brown color. They are also known by another name – baby Bella mushrooms.

Portobello Mushrooms

Portobello mushrooms are fully matured cremini mushrooms. Large and dark brown in color, these mushrooms have open, wider cap. You can find deep brown gills under the cap. It gives a meatier flavor and texture when cooked.

Again – you can use any mushroom variety in this recipe, but we prefer the Cremini mushrooms.

The Ingredients You Will Need

  • Chopped butter – 2 tablespoons

  • Olive oil – 1 tablespoon

  • Chopped onion – 1

  • Chopped garlic – 3 cloves

  • Sliced cremini mushrooms – 8 ounces

  • White wine – ½ cup

  • Whipping cream -½ cup

  • Chopped fresh parsley – 1 tablespoon

  • Dried tagliatelle – 8 ounces

  • Salt and pepper – according to taste

  • Parmesan cheese – for serving

Let’s do it

  • Put a large frying pan on medium high heat and melt butter with olive oil.

  • Saute the onion until it becomes soft.

  • Add garlic and saute for one more minute.

  • Add mushrooms.

  • Cook until mushrooms become soft.

  • Add white wine.

  • Cook until it is reduced by half.

  • Add cream.

  • Simmer for around 5 minutes.

  • Add parsley.

  • Season with pepper and salt.

  • Add pasta and then toss with the sauce.

  • Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese

You have just cooked a delicious tagliatelle pasta for the whole family. It’s time to enjoy it!

A Few More Cooking Tips

Cleaning the mushrooms

You can use a dish towel or a damp paper towel to clean the mushroom. There should be no dirt on the mushrooms. Don’t use water to clean them. Mushrooms do not brown well after absorbing water.

When you have to clean with water

Don’t soak them. Just rinse with cold water and then pat dry with paper towels.

Don’t overcrowd the pan while cooking mushrooms

Use a pan having a good amount of surface area allowing you to spread mushrooms in a single layer. This keeps the mushrooms in contact with the pan allowing them to brown naturally.

Other variations of the recipe

You can use baby portabellas or button mushrooms as well. Adding cooked chicken will provide you with an even heartier meal.

Creamy Tagliatelle and Mushrooms

You can cook this recipe in 25 minutes. You need 10 minutes to prepare and 15 minutes to cook. Note: This dish contains 243 Kcal.

Instructions

  • Add pasta in a large pot with boiling water and cook it until quite al dente.

  • Add butter and oil in a large frying pan on medium-high heat. Saute onion after melting the butter. Saute for another minute again after adding garlic.

  • Add and cook the mushrooms until soft.

  • Add the wine and cream after seasoning well with salt and pepper.

  • Simmer for 5 minutes after adding the wine and cream.

  • Add parsley.

  • Check the seasoning again.

  • Add sauce and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

See, it’s that easy.

 

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