Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Pasta Recipes | 2 comments

A very quick and easy dish, when you need dinner in a hurry. Good with any flat pasta like fettuccine, too, if you don’t have farfalle.

Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Joan Donogh
Tasty sauce for pasta.
3 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 6 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 2 teaspoons basil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice or white wine
  • 1 cup plain yogurt or light sour cream
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • Farfalle pasta


  • Heat olive oil and butter in a large frying pan. Add mushrooms and basil and cook for about 5 minutes, until mushrooms are soft.
  • Add lemon juice or wine and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and stir in yogurt. Heat through but do not boil. Stir in Parmesan cheese, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Meanwhile, cook farfalle pasta. Serve sauce over pasta, and top with additional Parmesan cheese. Makes 4 servings.



  1. Maalut

    5 stars
    Lovely easy to make mushroom sauce. My fussy eaters lapped it all up with chicken and baked potatoes

  2. Kay

    1 star
    I used lemon juice followed recipe exactly. It was a failure sauce was barely edible. I will not use this again


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