This simple pasta meal is a cheap way to fill the family – and with a short cooking time, it’s a double winner.
Serves: 4 people
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
400g dried tagliatelle pasta
1 tbs olive oil
500g sliced mushrooms (Swiss brown, enoki and button)
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tbs plain flour
Grated fresh parmesan, to serve
- Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet instructions or until just tender. Drain and return pasta to pan.
- Meanwhile, heat oil in a large saucepan and add mushrooms. Cook over high heat, stirring, for 3-4 minutes or until tender. Add garlic and cook for another minute.
- Add flour to mushroom mixture and stir. Remove pan from heat and slowly stir in cream until smooth. Return pan to medium heat and cook while stirring for 3-4 minutes or until mixture thickens.
- Toss into pasta and serve topped with grated parmesan.
Tip: Add a little milk if you need to thin the sauce.