Fettucine verde with pancetta & mushroom sauce

There is nothing complicated about this recipe. You can prepare this for your loved ones or your partner and feel like a real chef. The pairing of pancetta and oyster mushrooms with light fettucine verde will make your guests ask for more.

Preparation: 30 min                                  Cook time: 15 min                                  Servings: 2 – 3

Ingredients

  • 250 g fettucine verde
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 200 g oyster mushroom
  • 2 tsp thyme
  • 2 tsp parsley
  • 1/3 cup white wine
  • 0,3 l cooking cream
  • 50 g pancetta, sliced
  • grated parmesan to taste
  • salt & pepper to taste

Fettucine verde (pasta recipe):

  • 250 g baby spinach leaves
  • 5 eggs, medium
  • 480 g all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil

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How to

  1. Bring large pot of water to a boil. Blanch the baby spinach leaves for 1 min and then dry and cool in cold water. Puree the baby spinach leaves in a food processor to get a fine paste.
  2. Mix spinach and eggs. Combine flour with eggs and spinach using a fork or manually. Kneed the dough with both hands oiled up for 3-5 min. Let the dough rest.
  3. Roll out the dough, cut it in strips and cook until al dente.
  4. If using dry pasta, cook it in a slightly salted boiling water for about 5-7 min until al dente.
  5. Heat the oil over medium heat. Stir in chopped onion, crushed garlic and sliced pancetta and let it simmer for a few minutes until it’s light brown in color. Add thyme, parsley and oyster mushrooms. Cook for a few minutes before adding wine. Reduce wine and then add cooking cream. Simmer until the sauce thickens.
  6. Combine the cooked pasta with pancetta & mushroom sauce and cook for one more min stirring. Serve warm!
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3 Comments Add yours

  1. The plating and final look is wonderful!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. munchkinontheroad says:

    Reblogged this on On the Road Cooking and commented:
    Who says gourmet food can’t be quick, easy and delicious…

    Liked by 1 person

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