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Chestnut Mushroom Pasta

5 from 2 votes
Chaya Leloneck – @chayaleloneck
A delicious and romantic chestnut mushroom pasta dinner for two. Pair with your favorite Cabernet.
Servings: 2


  • ½ package your-favorite pasta
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 9 ounces/250 grams mushrooms, sliced
  • 6 ounces/170 grams roasted chestnuts, sliced
  • ½ red onion, half-moon sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 8 grape tomatoes
  • 12 ounces/350 milliliters heavy whipping cream
  • ½ teaspoon red chili flakes
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg


  • Cooks the pasta according to the instructions on the package.
  • Heat a frying pan, add the butter and drizzle olive oil.
  • Sauté the onion and the garlic for about 5 minutes.
  • Add in the mushrooms and chestnuts and fry for a minute.
  • Add the grape tomatoes, stir and pour in the heavy whipping cream.
  • Sprinkle the salt, pepper and nutmeg and stir well. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally and add in the pasta. Sprinkle the chili flakes.


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What if I want to add protein?
Sure, you can add shrimp, chicken, salmon or any other protein you like. Prepare your chosen protein separately and add it on top when the pasta is ready.

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