6 Best Spaghetti Recipes

3) Spaghetti With Mushrooms And Chives                                (3 of 6)


3) Spaghetti With Mushrooms And Chives                                (3 of 6)




The range of ingredients will give you a unique combination of flavors for this recipe. Make sure you add them all and follow the recipe thoroughly to enjoy a unique pasta recipe for your carb cravings.


  • Butter (divided use), 4 tbsp
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, 2 tbsp
  • Shallots (thinly sliced), ½ cup
  • Fresh shiitake mushrooms (stemmed, sliced), 1 lb
  • Fresh lemon juice, 6 tbsp
  • Vegetable broth, 1 ¾ cups
  • Grated lemon peel, 1 tbsp
  • Asparagus (trim ends, cut crosswise in thirds), 1 lb
  • Fresh chives (chopped), ¼ cup
  • Asiago cheese (or any other you like), ½ cup


  1. Prepare spaghetti following the instructions on the package. Drain and set aside.
  2. Place a large skillet over low-med heat. Add 2 tbsp butter and oil together and let heat.
  3. Add shallots and cook for a minute. Stir in shiitake mushrooms and sauté. Season with salt and pepper and stir to adjust flavors.
  4. Cook for 6 minutes until mushrooms are tender. Add lemon juice and continue cooking for another minute
  5. Add lemon peel and broth. Stir and let the mixture cook until boiled. Adjust heat to low and simmer for 6 minutes and let the liquids reduce by half.
  6. Add asparagus to the mixture. Simmer for 2 minutes until asparagus changes color to bright green. Add chives and remaining butter. Stir and let the butter melt.
  7. Season with more salt and pepper if required.
  8. Add pasta to the pot. Toss to coat well. Top with your favorite cheese and cook for another minute to heat up everything thoroughly. Serve warm and enjoy!

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