Button & Portabello Mushrooms with Penne Pasta & Cream Fraiche

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  • 500gm penne pasta
  • 20gms butter
  • 100gms chopped onion
  • 2 cloves chopped garlic
  • 100mls white wine
  • 250gms Portabello mushrooms sliced large
  • 250gms button mushrooms whole (white or Swiss brown)
  • 2 Tbs chopped parsley
  • 4 Tbs broken basil
  • 100gm cream fraiche
  • Shaved or grated parmesan on the side


  1. Cook the pasta & refresh.
  2. Heat a large pot with a lid or a wok; add the butter, garlic, button mushrooms & wine
  3. With a little seasoning, place on the lid & rapid cook for 4mins, remove the mushrooms.
  4. Then add the portabello’s & cook for about 5min in the juices from the button mushrooms.
  5. Now add the pasta to the Portabello's & the button mushrooms, half the basil & heat.
  6. Serve in a large platter with dollops of the cream fraiche & the remaining basil.
  7. For meat eaters some sautéed chicken could be added as an option.

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