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Egg Noodles in Cream Sauce with Asiago

Prep time 8 mins
Cook time 15 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings
These noodles are divided just before serving: two servings are left plain for picky palates, while the others are daringly dressed with shiitake mushrooms and Asiago cheese.

Ingredients

  • 3 quart water
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 (8-oz.) package wide egg noodles
  • 2 1/2 cups whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine or chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ounces sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 3/4 cup frozen sweet peas
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Asiago cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 976
  • caloriesfromfat 68 %
  • fat 73.8 g
  • satfat 37.3 g
  • monofat 27.6 g
  • polyfat 2.5 g
  • protein 17.6 g
  • carbohydrate 56.8 g
  • fiber 4.6 g
  • cholesterol 265 mg
  • iron 3.8 mg
  • sodium 915 mg
  • calcium 390 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine water and chicken bouillon granules in a Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Add noodles, and cook according to package directions. Drain and return to Dutch oven.

  2. Meanwhile, combine whipping cream, wine, and salt in a large saucepan; cook over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until reduced to 2 cups.

  3. Sauté mushrooms and peas in hot olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until mushrooms are tender.

  4. Pour cream mixture over noodles; toss to coat. To serve, divide noodle mixture evenly among 4 serving plates. For plain servings, top 2 portions with Parmesan cheese. For grown-up servings, top remaining 2 portions with mushroom mixture, Asiago cheese, and white pepper. Stir gently to blend.

  5. MENU IDEA FOR 4 * Egg Noodles in Cream Sauce with Asiago * Spinach salad

  6. GROCERIES NEEDED Check staples: chicken bouillon granules, salt, olive oil, grated Parmesan cheese, white pepper, salad dressing * 1 (8-oz.) package wide egg noodles * 1 qt. whipping cream * 1 bottle dry white wine or 1 (14-oz.) can chicken broth * 4 oz. shiitake mushrooms * 1 package frozen sweet peas * 1/2 cup grated Asiago cheese * 1 (12-oz.) package fresh spinach

  7. NOTE: Nutritional analysis is for grown-up entrée servings. For plain servings, nutritional analysis is as follows: CALORIES 703 (69% from fat); FAT 6g (sat 31g, mono 16g, poly 8g); PROTEIN 3g; CARB 3g; FIBER 7g; CHOL 242mg; IRON 1mg; SODIUM 794mg; CALC 146mg

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