Mushroom Ricotta Penne Pasta Recipe


The flavors are perfect together. Any pasta you make will do well with this hearty pasta dish.


2 cloves garlic
1/4 olive oil
2 tablespoons butter
1 lb fresh cleaned sliced mushrooms
black pepper and red to taste
salt to taste
Marsala wine
1 cup Ricotta 
1/4 cup Parmesan
1 pound Penne pasta or any kind you like



In a large fry pan, saute two cloves of minced garlic and 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil. Add two tablespoons of butter. Saute for around three minutes. Add 1 lb of sliced fresh mushrooms to the oil and garlic.


Add 1/4 teaspoon of black and red pepper, pinch of salt, and add 1 cup of Marsala wine. Simmer for eight minutes.

 In the meantime prepare pasta to package instructions al dente, reserve one cup of pasta water when pasta is done. Add the one cup of pasta water to the mushroom sauce and add four tablespoons of butter. You can add salt and pepper to taste at this time.


 In a bowl mix 1 cup of Ricotta cheese and 1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese mixed together

Add cheeses to hot pasta and mix evenly in large pasta dish.

Spoon sauce over the pasta  and Ricotta mixture, sprinkle with fresh parsley, basil, grating cheese.

2 comments:

Ray Robin said...

This looks wonderful we would of course adapt it slightly by spicing it up with our Cajun seasoning but we love dishes like this.

Kathy said...

This looks and sounds fabulous! I love the addition of the Marsala wine!