Jamie Oliver's Garlic Mushroom Pasta

February 11, 2019
9 Ratings
Photo by David Loftus
  • Prep time 2 minutes
  • Cook time 14 minutes
  • Serves 2
Author Notes

Excerpted from 5 Ingredients: Quick and Easy Food by Jamie Oliver. Copyright © 2017 by Jamie Oliver. Reprinted with permission from Flatiron Books. All rights reserved. Photography by David Loftus. —Food52

Test Kitchen Notes

Featured in: Jamie Oliver's 5-Ingredient, 15-Minute Pastas Are Weeknight Miracle Workers —The Editors

What You'll Need
  • 5 ounces dried trofie or fusilli
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 8 ounces mixed mushrooms
  • 1 ounce Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons (heaping) reduced-fat crème fraîche
  1. Cook the pasta in a pan of boiling salted water according to the package instructions, then drain, reserving a cupful of cooking water. Meanwhile, peel and finely slice the garlic. Place it in a large non-stick frying pan on a medium-high heat with ½ a tablespoon of olive oil, followed 1 minute later by the mushrooms, tearing up any larger ones. Season with sea salt and black pepper, and cook for 8 minutes, or until golden, tossing regularly.
  2. Toss the drained pasta into the mushroom pan with a splash of reserved cooking water. Finely grate in most of the Parmesan, stir in the crème fraîche, taste, season to perfection, and dish up, finishing with a final grating of Parmesan.

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1 Review

Alek M. March 19, 2019
This is one of my favorite weeknight dinners! I like to toss in a handful of arugula at the end and wilt it a little bit.