Quick, delicious, and crowd-pleasing, this pasta dish is great for weeknights. Prep and Cook Time: 40 minutes. Notes: Substitute button or cremini mushrooms for the oyster mushrooms.

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Credit: Leigh Beisch

Recipe Summary

40 mins
Makes 2 to 4 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add 1 tbsp. salt and penne. Cook until barely tender to the bite. Drain; set aside.

  • In the same pot, heat olive oil over high heat. Add mushrooms and remaining tsp. salt and cook, stirring constantly, until mushrooms stop giving off liquid and start to brown, about 10 minutes. Turn heat to medium-high and add garlic. Cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Stir in chicken broth and penne and cook until broth is absorbed. Stir in cheese until melted and coating the pasta. Take off heat and stir in mint. Serve immediately, topped with prosciutto and pepper.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

540 calories; calories from fat 37%; protein 25g; fat 22g; saturated fat 7.2g; carbohydrates 65g; fiber 5.8g; sodium 1169mg; cholesterol 39mg.