Healthy Creamy Mushroom Pasta Sauce

  • Serves: 4
  • Cooks In: 15 minutes
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Ingredients

350g farfalle pasta
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus extra to drizzle
1 bunch sage, leaves picked
500g Button Mushrooms, cleaned, thinly sliced
50g butter
2 tbsp plain flour
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
750ml (3 cups) vegetable stock
1 cup milk
250g fresh ricotta
75g walnuts, toasted, coarsely chopped
Salt and pepper, to season

Method

1

Bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil. Cook the pasta according to packet instructions, then drain and set aside.

2

Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Toast the sage leaves until crisp and translucent, then remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.

3

Melt the butter in the pan. Stir-fry the mushrooms and garlic for 4 minutes until golden. Sprinkle over the flour and cook for 1 minute, then gradually stir in the stock and milk. Cook for 5 minutes or until thickened. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add the pasta and toss to combine.

4

Divide the pasta among bowls. Spoon over the ricotta, scatter with the walnuts and sage and drizzle with oil, to serve.

Ingredients

 350g farfalle pasta
 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus extra to drizzle
 1 bunch sage, leaves picked
 500g Button Mushrooms, cleaned, thinly sliced
 50g butter
 2 tbsp plain flour
 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
 750ml (3 cups) vegetable stock
 1 cup milk
 250g fresh ricotta
 75g walnuts, toasted, coarsely chopped
 Salt and pepper, to season

Directions

1

Bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil. Cook the pasta according to packet instructions, then drain and set aside.

2

Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Toast the sage leaves until crisp and translucent, then remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.

3

Melt the butter in the pan. Stir-fry the mushrooms and garlic for 4 minutes until golden. Sprinkle over the flour and cook for 1 minute, then gradually stir in the stock and milk. Cook for 5 minutes or until thickened. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add the pasta and toss to combine.

4

Divide the pasta among bowls. Spoon over the ricotta, scatter with the walnuts and sage and drizzle with oil, to serve.

Healthy Creamy Mushroom Pasta Sauce

Tags:

 Dinner, Pasta, Quick n Easy, Sauce, Vegetarian

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