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Mushroom And Cream Pasta with Dashi

Mushroom And Cream Pasta with Dashi

  • Serves 2
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Add a delicious Japanese twist to an Italian favourite with this mushroom and cream pasta with dashi recipe. Made using dashi stock and bonito flakes, this variation will leave all your diners asking what your secret is. If you want something quick, easy, and delicious for dinner, this is the recipe for you.


• 1 tsp dashi powder
• bonito flakes
• 200g spaghetti or linguini
• 120g mushrooms of your choice
• 1 clove garlic
• single cream
• 160g olive oil
• 2 tbsp basil or shiso

How To Prepare

  1. Boil pasta according to the manufacturer's instructions. Strain and leave to one side.

  2. Slice the mushrooms into bite-sized pieces and mince the garlic.

  3. Place a frying pan over a medium heat and add the olive oil. Once the pan is hot, sauté the mushrooms and garlic for a few minutes till the mushrooms are done.

  4. Mix OFJ dashi powder with 1 teaspoon of hot water. Then add the pasta, single cream and dashi paste to the frying pan. Stir lightly until the sauce is fully incorporated with pasta.

  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  6. Garnish with chopped basil or shiso and bonito flakes.

Tips and Information

• Optional: Add sliced bacon or canned tuna flakes for a meatier pasta.