Creamy Garlic Mushroom Pasta on a plate.

Creamy Garlic Mushroom Pasta

Creamy Garlic Mushroom Pasta – easy weeknight dinner idea in just 30 minutes! Recipe source: Crunchy Creamy Sweet blog.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword pasta
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 372 kcal
Author Anna


  • 6 oz . dried linguine pasta
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 c sliced mushrooms about 4 medium mushrooms
  • 1 c half and half
  • 1 c milk
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 3 Tbsp of butter
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  1. Cook pasta according to instructions on the box. Drain, keep warm.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons of butter.
  3. Add mushrooms and garlic and sautee for 2 to 3 minutes, until cooked.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together half and half, milk and cornstarch.
  5. Add the milk mixture to the saucepan, about 1/4 of a cup at a time, whisking after each addition until the sauce thickens (add 1/4 c to the saucepan, stir until thickens, add another 1/4 of a cup and stir until thickens, repeat). After you added all the milk mixture, cook the sauce stirring for 1 more minute. Add the remaining tablespoon of butter and stir until melted. Cool slightly, taste and season with salt and pepper as needed.
  6. Add pasta to the sauce and gently stir together.
  7. Serve, garnished with chopped cilantro and slices of focaccia.

Recipe Notes

This recipe makes 2 cups of sauce that can be used for other dishes, like baked pasta.

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Garlic Mushroom Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 372 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 51mg17%
Sodium 131mg6%
Potassium 330mg9%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 580IU12%
Vitamin C 1.5mg2%
Calcium 147mg15%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.