Penne with Creamy Wild Mushroom Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy Penne with Creamy Wild Mushroom Sauce recipe? Learn how to make Penne with Creamy Wild Mushroom Sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sailingchef

Makes 8 servings



This is a healthier version that the Cooking Light 12/06 recipe. Olive oil instead of butter, less salt, whole wheat pasta, and no-fat half and half. The grade went from an F to a C+

Recipe Ingredients for Penne with Creamy Wild Mushroom Sauce

1 lb whole wheat penne
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
12 oz sliced exotic mushroom blend
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup shallots, finely chopped
1 tbsp garlic, minced
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup dry white wine
2/3 cup no-fat half and half
1/2 cup grated Parmesan
2 tbsp parsley, chopped

Recipe Directions for Penne with Creamy Wild Mushroom Sauce

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.

  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the mushrooms, onion, shallots, garlic, salt, and pepper; cook 12 minutes or until liquid evaporates and mushrooms are tender, stirring occasionally. Add wine; cook 2 minutes or until liquid evaporates, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.

  3. Add the cooked pasta, half and half, cheese, and 2 tablespoons parsley, tossing gently to coat. Garnish with additional minced fresh parsley, if desired. Serve immediately.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Italian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 150.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
268
Calories from Fat
41
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.5g
7%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
9mg
3%
Sodium
203mg
8%
Potassium
249mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
45.5g
15%
Dietary Fiber
6.4g
26%
Sugars
2.5g
Protein
13.4g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 13% Iron 17%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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