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Whole-Wheat Pasta With Mushrooms

Prep: 15 minutes; Cook: 12 minutes.

Health DECEMBER 2008

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings


  • Pinch garlic salt
  • 12 ounces whole-wheat pasta
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 sliced shallot
  • 1 (3.5-ounce) package presliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 (4-ounce) package presliced mixed mushroom blend
  • 1 (16-ounce) package presliced baby portobello mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons truffle oil
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley


1. Bring large pot of water to boil. Add garlic salt to water, and cook pasta according to directions.

2. Heat 1/2 tablespoon olive oil in large nonstick pan; sauté shallot. Add all mushrooms, and cook over medium-high heat for 5–6 minutes or until brown; turn to brown on opposite side for another 5–6 minutes. Season with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

3. Drain pasta. Toss in a large bowl with mushroom mixture. Add the truffle oil, remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil, and remaining salt and pepper. Toss to combine.

4. Top with Parmesan and parsley; serve hot.


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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 310
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 13g
  • Carbohydrate: 49g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Sodium: 280mg
  • Calcium: 83mg

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