What’s for dinner? Pasta with morel cream recipe

Filed in Gather Food Essential by on May 26, 2011 0 Comments

This recipe is adapted from Chef Hermann, a local chef.

8 oz fresh morels, sliced thinly and washed well

1 T butter

1 clove garlic, minced

1 cup half and half or heavy cream

1 pinch grated nutmeg (optional)

salt and pepper to taste

2 oz grated parmesan cheese

2 cups pasta, cooked according to package

diced tomato for garnish

  • Over medium heat, melt butter. Add morels and garlic; sauté til morels release their juice and most of it has evaporated. Add nutmeg and half and half, and cook til reduced to a thick sauce (about 15 minutes total). Add salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.
  • Stir sauce and morels into cooked pasta. Toss with cheese. Garnish with diced tomato if using.

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