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black truffle pasta

An elegant 5 star dinner made in the comfort of your own home. Each bowl of pasta is finished with freshly grated truffles, parmesan cheese, and sprinkled with parsley for a pop of colour. It’s perfection.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Date Night
Servings: 4
Author: the communal feast

Ingredients

  • 1 pound of tagliatelle pasta
  • 2 TBS butter
  • 1 cup of mushrooms
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-3 Fresh black truffles shaved or very thinly sliced (depending on the size)
  • ½ cup parmesan grated
  • Fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions

  • 1. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta according to package directions until al dente. Reserve ½ cup of the pasta cooking water before draining. Drain the pasta.
  • 2. Meanwhile, heat the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the mushrooms and cook until browned seasoning with salt and pepper, 5 minutes. Add about 1 TBS of shaved truffle and cook with the mushrooms until fragrant about 1 minute. Add a little bit of the reserved water to the skillet, then add the drained pasta, a little parmesan and stir until thicken and heated through. Add more pasta water if dry.
  • 3. Serve immediately by spooning the pasta into bowls, add more parmesan and finish with fresh shaved truffles and some parsley.