When you’re starving in the middle of a busy day, the last thing you want to do is slave over a stove trying to make a satisfying dinner for yourself. This pasta with creamy mushroom sauce cooks in only 20 minutes and makes for an easy, hearty dinner that will keep you full for much longer than an hour. And, while this pasta only costs about $4.50 per serving to make, the creamy wine-infused sauce makes it taste like you’re paying $14.50 at a fancy Italian eatery.
Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: 15 min
Total Time: 20 min
3 cups uncooked pasta
8 ounces baby portobello mushrooms, sliced
½ sweet onion, chopped
3 tablespoons dry white wine
1 clove garlic, minced
¼ cup heavy or whipping cream
1 tablespoon butter
½ cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
Fresh parsley (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste
3. Add minced garlic, and sauté for an additional 2 minutes.
4. Carefully add wine and cook until the liquid evaporates, stirring occasionally. This should take about 2-3 minutes.
5. Turn heat to low. Add cream and cooked pasta, tossing to evenly coat.
6. Stir in shredded Parmesan, parsley, salt and pepper. Serve immediately.