Dried mushrooms are such a treat but can be expensive. I started drying my own mushrooms and the results have been amazing. Visit the blog if you'd like to know how i started drying mushrooms.  

What You'll Need - Serves 2 

  • 150g Pasta (Your Choice) 
  • 50g Dried Mushrooms 
  • 4 Garlic Cloves 
  • 3 Cups Hot Water 
  • 150ml Fresh Cream 
  • Salt & Pepper 

Prep - 5 Minutes 

  • Place dried mushrooms in a large bowl and cover with the hot water. Allow to sit until ready for cooking. 
  • Finely dice the garlic cloves

Let's Get Cooking - 15 Minutes 

  • Cook the pasta as per the packet instructions. Cook for 2-3 minutes less (The pasta will be finished in the sauce) 
  • While the pasta is cooking, in a large saucepan, add the dried mushrooms and the water to the pan. 
  • Add the garlic and allow to simmer on a medium heat for 5 minutes
  • Add the cream and combine and allow to simmer for another 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper 
  • Add the almost cooked pasta to the sauce pan and allow to cook in the sauce for 3 to 5 minutes stirring occasionally. The sauce should have thickened when ready. 
  • Serve with some Parmesan cheese