What's This?
Serving size 4
Total Time


2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil3 clove garlic, minced2 oz shiitake mushroom, stemmed and sliced2 tsp freshly grated lemon zest2 Tbsp lemon juice¼ tsp salt, or to taste freshly ground pepper to taste8 oz whole-wheat fettuccine or spaghetti (see Ingredient note)½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese½ cup chopped fresh basil, divided


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil for cooking pasta.
  2. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over low heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant but not browned, about 1 minute. Add mushrooms and increase heat to medium-high; cook, stirring occasionally, until tender and lightly browned, 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Remove from the heat.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta, stirring occasionally, until just tender, 9 to 11 minutes or according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid.
  4. Add the pasta, the reserved cooking liquid, Parmesan and 1/4 cup basil to the mushrooms in the skillet; toss to coat well. Serve immediately, garnished with remaining basil.

Ingredient Note: Whole-wheat pastas are higher in fiber than white pastas. They can be found in health-food stores and some large supermarkets.

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Nutrition Facts

Provided by: EatingWell

Per Single Serving / Serves 4 Total

  • Calories 311 17%
  • Calories from fat 99 15%
  • Total Fat 11gm 3%
  • Saturated Fat 3gm 13%
  • Monounsaturated Fat 6gm 15%
  • Sodium 307mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 44gm
  • Fiber 8gm
  • Protein 13gm
  • Cholesterol 9mg 32%

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Tags: Dinner, Healthy, Low Calorie, Vegetarian, Cheese, Pasta, Mushroom, American, Easy, Spring

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