Penne, Creamy Sauce & Mushrooms

This recipe has a rich creamy sauce that is simple to make and delicious. The mushroom in this recipe works perfectly as a substitute for meat.

 

Ingredients

  • 100gm or 1 1/4 cup uncooked whole wheat penne
  • 3 tablespoons low fat cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cup sliced mushroom
  • 1/2 cup low fat milk
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 hot green chili chopped
  • 3/4 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 diced garlic
  • Salt
  • Black pepper powder

Method

  1. Cooke penne as instructed on the pack.
  2. Add olive oil to a hot pan, add the onion and sauté until light brown.mushrooms
  3. Add 1/4 cup hot water and stir the onion, then add the mushrooms and stir until the mushrooms turn light brown.
  4. Add the green chili, then add the garlic and stir.
  5. Add the cream cheese and stir well.
  6. Add the milk and keep stirring until well combined.
  7. Season the sauce with salt and black pepper.
  8. Add the penne and stir to combine.
  9. Turn off the heat and allow the pasta to absorb the flavor from the sauce for at least three minutes.
  10. Serve hot.

Serves 2 – One serving = 300 calories