Pasta with Easy Mushroom Wine Sauce is a dish that takes no more than 15-20 minutes to make! The sauce is simple, but hearty and comforting. The hardest part of this weeknight dinner is waiting for the water to boil.
What (your ingredients):
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 8-oz. package mushrooms, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
Pinch of salt
1 tablespoon flour or cornstarch
1/3 cup white wine or cava
1/3 cup water
Juice from ½ lemon
4 oz. pasta
Parsley, for garnishing
How (your directions):
Bring large pot of water to a boil with a spoonful of salt.
Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms and sauté for 5 minutes.
When water is boiling, add pasta and cook according to package instructions.
Once mushrooms begin to brown, add garlic and a pinch of salt. Sauté for 2 minutes.
Add flour or cornstarch to mushrooms and cook for 1 minute. Then slowly deglaze pan with wine or cava. Add water and lemon juice and allow to thicken, about 2 minutes.
Drain pasta and serve with a ladle of mushroom wine sauce. Garnish with parsley.
Why (the science): Mushrooms are a great source of phosphorus, a critical nutrient for bone health and strength!