Pasta with Olive Oil, Garlic and Mushrooms
This simple dish of pasta with olive oil, garlic and mushrooms will have dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes. But, you'll want to savor every bite.
Servings 6 servings
- 1 pound whole wheat spaghetti noodles uncooked, preferably whole wheat
- ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 3 garlic cloves minced
- 1 pound mushrooms sliced
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ cup fresh basil about 7-8 large leaves, sliced into thin strips
- Parmesan cheese optional, shaved or grated
Cook spaghetti according to package directions, reserving a quarter cup of the pasta water.
Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet.
Add garlic, mushrooms and salt and saute for about 5-7 minutes. The mushrooms should be soft and the garlic golden.
Add the reserved pasta water to the pan and stir to incorporate.
Add drained spaghetti noodles to the skillet and stir to coat with olive oil mixture.
Top with basil leaves and Parmesan cheese, if using.
Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 204mg | Potassium: 408mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 3.2mg