Whole-Wheat Linguine and Braised Mushrooms

Whole Living, October 2011
  • Prep Time 5 minutes
  • Yield Serves 4
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  • 2 cups Braised Mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup water (or low-sodium chicken stock)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme
  • 4 cups Whole-Wheat Linguine
  • 1/4 cup reserved pasta water
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated Pecorino


  1. In a large pan over high heat, warm
    mushrooms, water (or stock), and thyme, about 30 seconds.
    Add linguine and
    reserved pasta water. Toss until heated through.
    Season with salt and pepper.
    Top with Pecorino before serving.

Cook's Note

Don't pour pasta water down the drain! Adding even a splash of cooking water helps pasta sauce cling to cooked noodles.

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