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Pasta With Tomato-Mushroom Sauce

Pasta With Tomato-Mushroom Sauce
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  1. Cook the penne according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onions, ½ teaspoon of the salt, and ¼ teaspoon of the pepper and cook, covered, until the onions are softened, about 8 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and mushrooms and cook, covered, for 6 minutes more.
  4. Add the wine and cook, uncovered, for 3 minutes.
  5. Stir in the escarole (if desired), chopped herbs, and remaining salt and pepper, and cook for 4 minutes. Add tomatoes and heat through. Stir in basil.
  6. Transfer the pasta to plates, spoon the sauce over the top, and sprinkle with the cheese.
By October, 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 686.06Calories From Fat 22%
  • Calcium 320.39mg
  • Carbohydrate 108.75g
  • Cholesterol 15.01mg
  • Fat 17.18g
  • Fiber 9.71g
  • Iron 7.92mg
  • Protein 27.76mg
  • Sat Fat 4.97g
  • Sodium 814.85mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Parmesan Cheese
If you prefer a richer, buttery flavor, use Parmesan. For a sharper bite, opt for Pecorino Romano.

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