Pasta with Mushrooms

Pasta with Mushrooms
Yields 4
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  1. 1 pound pasta
  2. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  3. 5 tablespoons butter
  4. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  5. 6 cups mushrooms, sliced
  6. 6-8 cloves garlic, minced
  7. 2-3 sprigs of fresh thyme
  8. ¼ cup dry sherry
  9. 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped,
  10. Parmesan cheese, grated
  11. salt and pepper
  1. In large sauté pan, melt 3 tablespoons of butter and olive oil. Cook mushrooms, garlic and thyme. Sauté 1-2 minutes, add sherry and continue to sauté 5-6 minutes. Discard thyme sprigs, season with salt and pepper.
  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a rapid boil. Add pasta, cook per instructions on package. Drain, reserve 1-2 cups of pasta water.
  3. Combine pasta, remaining 3 tablespoons of butter, mushrooms with garlic, about ¾ cup of reserved pasta water and parmesan. Toss gently or until water reduces and thickens into a shiny sauce that coats the pasta. If the pasta dries out, add more pasta water.
  4. Sprinkle with black pepper {and salt if needeed}. Garnish with fresh parsley and parmesan cheese.
  5. Serve immediately. Enjoy!💟
The Mad Table