Mushroom & Fresh Herb Tagliatelle

This simple pasta dish features a variety of mushrooms as its key flavour, with fresh herbs as an accent. Add a smoky element by cooking the mushrooms on the BBQ.

Serves 6

Prep Time – 10 Minutes

Cooking Time – 25 Minutes

INGREDIENTS

1 cup extra virgin olive oil

½ red onion, finely diced

1 small sprig fresh rosemary leaves, chopped

6 cloves garlic, finely diced

10 fresh sage leaves, finely chopped

6 cups mixed mushrooms, sliced

3 tbsp balsamic vinegar

500 gram pack dried or fresh pasta, cooked al dente, salt and pepper to taste

2 cups fresh Parmesan cheese, coarsely grated

2 handfuls fresh parsley, coarsely chopped

METHOD

In a medium saucepan, add ½ cup (125mL) olive oil, plus red onion and rosemary.

Cook over medium-low heat, stirring regularly, until onions are translucent. Add the remaining olive oil, plus garlic, sage and mushrooms.

Sauté gently until mushrooms are tender.

Add balsamic vinegar and mix thoroughly.

Add cooked pasta to mushroom mixture and toss. Adjust seasonings to taste.

Place in a large serving dish, and top with grated Parmesan cheese and parsley.

Foodies note: This is a larger serving to share with family and friends, reduce the ingredients to serve less.