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Pesto Pasta with Mushrooms

Serves: 4



 Olive Oil for frying

1 medium Onion, chopped

1 Garlic Clove, crushed

230g Mushrooms, sliced

190g Pesto

250g Fettuccine

1 Stock cube

Shavings of Parmesan when serving


  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry off the onion and garlic for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the mushroom and cook until just soft.
  3. Remove from the heat.
  4. Meanwhile, add the stock cube to the water that the pasta will be boiled in.
  5. Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions and then drain.
  6. Mix the pasta, mushroom mix and pesto together and transfer to a serving dish.
  7. Shave some parmesan slithers to add on top of the pasta.


About The PaperCup Kitchen

Hi there everyone. I am Nelmarie, but please call me Nel. I, like so many people out there enjoy cooking and baking. Food makes me smile and it makes my heart beat faster. The only place where I know I fit just perfectly, is in the kitchen. I have also enrolled in a few cake decorating courses this year and I think I have met my true love....not mentioning my Hubby now :D. It took me 36 years to find out what I want to do with my life and I can now say the answer is rather simple...Bake and then decorating what I've baked. I have started PaperCup in 2011 whilst we were living in Moscow, Russia. Living the life of an Expat can sometimes get very lonely and the blog has not only brought the whole world into my kitchen but I have met so many gorgeous Foodie Friends. I am so happy that I have taken the plunge and started PaperCup. I am not a brilliant writer, I am not a brilliant chef, I am not a brilliant baker BUT I do invite you into my kitchen, take your shoes of, relax, have a bite to eat and let's have a chat. A little more about me: Nelmarie Rennison, married to Christopher for 6 years, together for 12. Two lovely kiddies, Nicholas 3 1/2 and Allegra just over a year. South African, lived in Russia for two years and now loving living in the UK. Diagnosed with MS in 2000 and never felt better :D I am just as grateful for dust blowing in my eyes as I am for Angels sitting on my shoulders. I love my family, my friends, my life and I am grateful for each new morning. Looking forward to get to know you better xx

5 responses »

  1. OH wow looks delicious! YUMMY 🙂

  2. Oh my my my! This recipe got me smiling and wishing I could try this for real


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