Creamy Mushroom Tagliatelle

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Every home cook needs to have a mushroom pasta sauce recipe in their recipe box!

This homemade version is super rich and super creamy and the perfect addition to a tagliatelle pasta! A perfect Meatless Monday dinner and a great lunch the next day at school or work, if there is any left!

Creamy Mushroom Tagliatelle in the pan

What is Tagliatelle?

Tagliatelle are long, flat ribbons of pasta that are almost identical to fettucine in color, width, and length (they can vary slightly in thickness).

Tagliatelle comes from a different region in Italy than fettucine does, so even though the names are different they can be used interchangeably. However, tagliatelle does sound a little fancier, doesn’t it?

ingredients to make Creamy Mushroom Tagliatelle

Mushroom Pasta Ingredients

Wine adds richness and flavor to the dish. Be sure to let it simmer so the alcohol can cook out. You can switch out the white wine for a deep burgundy or Bordeaux when deglazing the pan if you’d prefer.

If tagliatelle or fettuccine aren’t handy, penne, rotini, or orecchiette pasta will do just fine! Look for heftier shapes of paste that the sauce can cling to.

Get creative with the mushrooms! Choose shiitakes, or porcini, or even thin slices of portobellos. If you have dried mushrooms, they can be rehydrated and added to this recipe as well!

Creamy Mushroom Tagliatelle in the pan adding seosonings

How to Make Mushroom Tagliatelle

  1. Saute onions & mushrooms. Add the garlic & cook until fragrant. Deglaze the pan with wine.
  2. Add cream and cream cheese. Simmer until thickened.
  3. Toss with pasta and serve.

Tips for Success

  • Cook the pasta until it is just al dente since it will continue to cook when it’s added back to the pan.
  • Deglazing the pan is a very important step. Simply scrape the bits from the bottom of the pan while stirring in the wine, those little bits = big flavor!
  • Using room temperature cream cheese will make it easier when it is time to blend with the cream and other cheeses.

Creamy Mushroom Tagliatelle in a white bowl with bread behind

Storing Creamy Mushroom Tagliatelle

Keep mushroom tagliatelle in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days.

To reheat, add a little cream or milk to the pan and gently stir the pasta until steaming hot. Refresh with salt and pepper and enjoy!

Serve alongside cheesy garlic breadsticks and some roasted tomatoes. Don’t forget a nice glass of red wine! Sounds like a

Easy Weeknight Pasta Dishes

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    Creamy Mushroom Tagliatelle

    Prep Time 10 minutes
    Cook Time 25 minutes
    Total Time 35 minutes
    Servings 4 servings
    Mushroom pasta sauce on a bed of tagliatelle, this dish is sure to impress the whole family!


    • 8 ounces tagliatelle or long pasta such as linguine
    • ½ onion small, diced
    • 8 ounces mushrooms brown or white, sliced
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 2 cloves garlic minced
    • ½ cup white wine
    • 1 ⅓ cup heavy cream
    • 4 ounces cream cheese
    • ½ cup Parmesan cheese grated, divided
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • fresh parsley for garnish

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    • Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain, reserve 1 cup of pasta water.
    • In a large skillet, saute onion and mushrooms in olive oil until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
    • Add the wine to deglaze and loosen any bits off the pan and simmer until the wine has almost evaporated, about 3-4 minutes.
    • Add the cream and cream cheese and stir until smooth. Simmer 5 minutes or slightly reduced and thickened. Stir in the pasta and half of the parmesan cheese. Toss to combine adding a little bit of the reserved pasta water if needed (you may not need all of it). Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    • Garnish with remaining cheese and parsley if desired.

    Recipe Notes

    Any kind of mushrooms can be used in this recipe (add extra if you'd like).
    You may or may not need all of the pasta water.

    Nutrition Information

    Calories: 596, Carbohydrates: 47g, Protein: 17g, Fat: 36g, Saturated Fat: 20g, Cholesterol: 153mg, Sodium: 285mg, Potassium: 436mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 4g, Vitamin A: 1198IU, Vitamin C: 3mg, Calcium: 229mg, Iron: 2mg

    (Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

    Course Dinner, Entree, Main Course, Pasta
    Cuisine American
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  1. Oh my, this was amazing!! I wanted to make it with fettuccini noodles, but made it with spaghetti noodles (it was all I had) and it was excellent! A new favorite for myself and my husband. Thank you!! (:5 stars

  2. This came together very quickly, using things left over in the fridge. I did not need to add pasta water, but I added a few red pepper flakes before serving. Great, simple recipt.5 stars