If you’re a mushroom-lover, this is the pasta dish for you. It’s chock-full of three kinds of fresh mushrooms (2 pounds of them) that contribute their own flavors and textures—meaty, hearty portobello; super savory, tender shiitake; and earthy, chewy cremini. We cook them in stages so the tougher mushrooms cook longer and the more delicate shiitakes cook less so they hold their shape. The touch of crème fraîche in the sauce gives the dish a stroganoff-like flavor; substitute full-fat sour cream if you can’t find it.

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Credit: Jennifer Causey

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20 mins
20 mins
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)


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  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Reserve 1/2 cup cooking liquid; drain pasta.

  • While pasta cooks, remove stems from portobello and shiitake mushrooms; reserve for another use (such as making stock). Scrape out black gills from underside of portobello caps with a spoon; discard gills. Cut each portobello cap in half; cut each half crosswise into 1/2-inch slices. Cut shiitake caps into 1/2-inch slices.

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Add thyme and garlic; cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add portobello and cremini mushrooms; cook, stirring often, 3 minutes. Add shiitakes; cook, stirring occasionally, until tender and liquid has evaporated, about 5 minutes. Stir in soy sauce; cook until absorbed. Stir in crème fraîche, salt, pepper, and 1/4 cup reserved cooking liquid. Add pasta; toss gently to coat. Stir in remaining cooking liquid as needed to reach desired consistency. Sprinkle with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

313 calories; fat 17g; saturated fat 5g; protein 10g; carbohydrates 34g; fiber 6g; sugars 7g; sodium 609mg.