Creamy Mushroom Pasta Recipe

Erin S. | Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts

Creamy Mushroom Pasta - a luscious and creamy mushroom sauce tossed with pasta. Ready in just minutes so it is perfect for busy weeknights!

I am all about quick and easy dinners. And when it involves a creamy pasta I am even happier. It can have spice like this Creamy Cajun Pasta or it can be your basic alfredo.

Doesn't matter, I pretty much love it all!

Creamy Mushroom Pasta Photo

The really nice thing about this creamy mushroom pasta is how quick and easy it is to make. In the time it takes the boil the pasta, your mushroom pasta sauce is ready and dinner can be on the table.

Perfect for busy nights! 

For this mushroom pasta I used baby bella mushrooms, and a lot of them. I used a full pound of mushrooms. That is either two of the smaller containers at the store, or one of the larger ones.

Creamy Mushroom Pasta Picture

Mushrooms cook down so much when you saute them, I wanted to make sure there was plenty of them to go around. Nothing annoys me more than when a dish says it has mushrooms in it, and you get maybe three bites with them in it.

You can use whatever your favorite mushrooms are for this recipe. If you have white button mushrooms, then go for it.

Crimini mushrooms would also be great. I love mushrooms and could eat them with just about anything. Check how this How To Cook Mushrooms for a few great tips to make sure they are perfect every time.

Creamy Mushroom Pasta Image

How to Make Creamy Mushroom Pasta

The first step is to cook the mushrooms. I like to saute the mushrooms in a combination of butter and olive oil for the most flavor.

Once the mushrooms are cooked add in the white wine and chicken broth and bring to a simmer.

Creamy Mushroom Pasta Pic

Cook for a couple minutes as it cooks down slightly. If you do not have white wine or don't want to use it, you can just use more chicken broth.

Next pour in the heavy cream and let it simmer. The cream with thicken and make a delicious sauce.

Mix in the Parmesan cheese until the sauce is smooth and creamy. 

Toss with pasta and top with additional Parmesan cheese when serving

File 1 - Creamy Mushroom Pasta

What Pasta to Use?

When I am making a cream sauce I like to use a longer flat pasta like fettuccine or linguine. There is so much for the sauce to cling onto it is delicious! You really can use whatever pasta you have, so if all you have is penne, then go for it! 

This mushroom pasta recipe is meat free, but you can easily add pieces of chicken if you want to bulk it up more.

File 2 - Creamy Mushroom Pasta

It is not often that I can get my family to go meat free for a night, but pasta is such a great way to do it. Plus it is definitely a more budget friendly meal you can make to feed a crowd. 

Serve this pasta with a salad or even crusty bread to soak up any sauce left behind for an easy dinner any night of the week. 

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Creamy Mushroom Pasta Recipe

    5 Servings


  • 12 ounces Fettuccine
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 16 ounces Mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1/3 cup White Wine, (or chicken broth)
  • 1/2 cup Chicken Broth
  • 3/4 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1/2 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • Salt and Pepper


  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil and cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. In a large skillet heat butter and olive oil over medium high heat. Once butter is melted, add mushrooms and cook for about 5 minutes until browned. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute until fragrant.
  3. Season mushrooms with Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Add white wine and chicken broth. Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes until it starts to reduce down.
  4. Stir in heavy cream and simmer for a few minutes until it starts to thicken. Mix in Parmesan cheese and stir until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Mix the sauce with the cooked pasta until everything is well coated. Serve immediately.



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Author: Erin S.
Recipe Yields: 5 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 5

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 166
Calories 549

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g
  Saturated Fat 10g
Sodium 696mg
Total Carbohydrate 59g
  Dietary Fiber 2g
  Sugars 0g
Protein 14g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
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Erin is passionate about quick and easy dinners that lead to family togetherness on her blog, Dinners, Dishes & Desserts. How could we not ask her to share that passion as an Easy Dinner fanatic?

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