Shiitake Mushroom and Green Bean Pasta (serves 4) Recipe by Lou
Ingredients 12 oz (340 g) short twisted pasta 1 cup (8 oz) shiitake mushrooms 4 oz green beans, cut in half 4 tbsp butter 1 small onion, grated 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/2 cup water 2 tsp dried thyme 4 tbsp Parmesan cheese
1.Cook pasta as per instructions
2. Prepare the vegetables: grate onion, chop garlic, wash and cut green beans in half, wash or brush off mushrooms, remove tough stalk
3.Melt 2 tbsp of butter in a pan over medium-high heat, saute onion for 2 minutes. Add in the garlic and cook until fragrant, 1-2 minutes. 4.De glaze the pan with 1/4 cup white wine, scraping up all the bits at the bottom. Cook until the liquid has reduced by half.
5.Reduce heat to medium and add in the mushrooms, green beans and 1 tbsp of butter . Cook stirring a few times for 5 minutes. Add in 1/4 cup of water and cook for another 4 minutes. Adding the thyme partway through. 6. Turn the heat off and add in the remaining tbsp of butter and the Parmesan cheese 7.Serve over cooked pasta