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Meatless Monday – Penne with Mushroom Sauce


Hearty pasta that’s “meaty” from the Cremini mushrooms.

  • 5 Tbs. butter
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 pound Cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream
  • 2 Tbs. dry Sherry
  • 1/4 tsp. fresh thyme
  • 1 pound penne
  • 1/4 cup parsley
  • 3 Tbsp. Parmersan cheese

Melt butter over medium-high heat.  Add onions and sauté 8 minutes.  Add mushrooms and sauté 6 minutes.  Add cream, sherry, thyme, and cook until sauce consistency, about 5 minutes.  Season to taste.  Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.  Toss sauce and pasta.  Sprinkle with parsley and Parmesan.

4 Servings.

Veronique Deblois, Food & Wine Chickie

Veronique is a food and wine writer based in Morris County, NJ.  As the author of the popular blog, Food & Wine Chickie Insider, Veronique shares recipes, wine and restaurant reviews and insight into the travel industry.  Follow Veronique on Twitter or like her Facebook page.

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