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Penne Rigate w/Portobello Mushrooms & Fresh Tomatoes
From: Karen C. Greenlee

Serving Size: 4

  • 8 fresh plum tomatoes, peeled, cored, seeded -- and chopped
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 pound portobello mushrooms, stems cut away and -- caps thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt + extra for seasoning
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic -- minced
  • 1/2 pound dry penne rigate
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
Peel, core, seed & chop tomatoes.

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add the mushrooms; season with salt & pepper to taste.
Cook, stirring,until the mushrooms are tender, about 7-10 minutes.
Add garlic and tomatoes, cook, stirring, about 5 minutes longer.
Turn off heat; set aside.

Meanwhile, bring a large pot of wafer to a rolling boil over high heat.
Add the tablespoon of kosher salt and the penne pasta.
Cook, stirring occasionally, until the pasta is tender but firm, al dente, about 8-10 minutes.
Drain; transfer to a large preheated serving bowl.
Add the mushroom and tomato sauce mixture and parsley and toss well.

Serve immediately.

NOTES : Slice mushrooms as thinly as possible.