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Herbed Pasta with Morel Mushrooms



prep time:

30 mins

cook time:

10 mins

Total time:

40 mins





  1. Begin to cook pasta in large pot, according to package directions. Reserve about 1/2 a cup of the pasta water; set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil over medium-high heat in large skillet until oil begins to shimmer. Add in sliced morel mushrooms; stir frequently 4-5 minutes or until they are lightly browned.
  3. Reduce heat to medium. Add chopped leeks; cook until leeks are softened. Stir in garlic and butter.
  4. Stir in 1/4 cup eserved pasta water & and crème fraîche to make a light sauce, adding additional reserved pasta water for desired sauce thickness.
  5. Drain pasta. Add cooked pasta to pan with mushrom mixture; stir to combine.
  6. Fold in freshly chopped herbs. Top with fresh goat cheese and pinch of red pepper flakes, if desired. Serve immediately.