Wild Mushroom Farfalle

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Wild Mushroom FarfalleRecipe

Photo: Greg Dupree; Styling: Claire Spollen

You can substitute fresh parsley or thyme for the dill. A little starchy pasta cooking liquid helps to bind the delicate sauce.

Serves 4


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8 ounces uncooked farfalle pasta
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
5 garlic cloves, chopped
2 (4-ounce) packages exotic mushroom blend
1 cup unsalted vegetable stock
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
1 1/2 teaspoons sherry vinegar
3/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
1 ounce Parmesan cheese, shaved (about 1/4 cup)


1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/3 cup cooking liquid.

2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add onion; sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Add garlic and mushrooms; cook 8 minutes or until mushrooms are browned. Add stock and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half. Stir in 1/3 cup reserved cooking liquid, dill, butter, rind, vinegar, and pepper. Add pasta; toss to coat. Place 1 1/4 cups pasta mixture in each of 4 bowls. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon ricotta cheese and 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese.

Created date

August 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 380
Fat 14.2 g
Satfat 5.1 g
Monofat 7.1 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 15 g
Carbohydrate 50 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 19 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 555 mg
Calcium 148 mg