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Mushroom Cream Sauce (w/ Nutmeg) for Pasta


This will make a nice meatless dinner for 2 or a side dish for 4. Add a dash of red-pepper flakes for a flavor boost.

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  • 1 pound pasta (fettucini, penne, bowties, etc.)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 package crimini mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 small onion, minced minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup half and half
  • Freshly ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • Grilled sliced chicken breast



Step 1

1. Cook pasta according to pkg directions; drain.
2. In skillet, heat butter over med-hi and saute mushrooms for 2 minutes.
3. Add onions and garlic; cook for 1 minute.
4. Add flour and cook and stir for 1 minute.
5. Add milk, nutmeg, salt and pepper.
6. Cook and stir until sauce is thickened and smooth.
7. Remove from heat; add Parmesan cheese.
8. Toss with drained pasta.
9. Serve with grilled sliced chicken
10.Finish with nutmeg, olive oil, sea salt, cheese


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