This recipe for spaghetti with mushrooms is a great addition to your collection of easy dinner recipes
- 160g spaghetti (uncooked)
- 25 g butter
- 250 g button mushrooms, sliced
- 4 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
- 4 sprigs fresh thyme
- Chilli flakes, a pinch
- Juice of 1/2 lemon
- 40 g parmesan cheese, grated
- Handful fresh parsley, finely chopped
- Salt, to taste
- Pepper, a pinch
Cook the spaghetti and drain it, reserving a cup of the cooking water. Set aside.
Heat the butter in a frying pan. Add the mushrooms and cook until all the liquid has evaporated and the mushrooms are soft and golden.
Add the garlic, thyme leaves, and chilli flakes, and cook for two to three minutes. Season well.
Add the cooked spaghetti, lemon juice, parmesan, and parsley and toss.
Add the reserved cooking water spoon by spoon, just enough to make a light sauce.
Season with salt and pepper and serve hot.