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Shiitake Mushroom Pasta

Fast and tasty spaghetti dish featuring Shiitake mushrooms. By the time the pasta's done cooking, the sauce will be ready. Perfect for a quick, weeknight dinner.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: healthy, italian, low calorie, mushroom, pasta, shiitake, spaghetti, vegetarian
Servings: 3
Calories: 680kcal


  • 1/2 Lb Dried Whole Wheat Spaghetti
  • 1/2 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil Divided
  • 2 Cup Shiitake Mushrooms De-stemmed & Chopped or Left Whole (if Small)
  • 6 Cloves Garlic Minced
  • 1/4 Cup Flat Leaf Parsley Rough Chop
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Parmesan Cheese


  • Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, add 1/4 cup of olive oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Once hot, add the de-stemmed shiitake mushrooms and cook for 4 to 5 minutes. 
  • Then add the minced garlic and an additional 1/4 cup of olive oil. Add the cooked spaghetti and toss. 
  • Give it a taste and season with salt and pepper. Toss in the flat leaf parsley. Plate and top with Parmesan cheese.