Ziti Pasta Recipe with Porcini Mushrooms

Ziti Pasta Recipe with Porcini Mushrooms Pasta + Mushrooms = Happiness. Thanks to its tube shape, ziti is the ideal pasta vessel for creamy pasta sauces like the one found in this sumptuous pasta recipe. Earthy porcini mushrooms provide the perfect complementary flavor, and will undoubtedly have you coming back for seconds.

Photo + Recipe Credit: Barilla Executive Chef Lorenzo Boni

Ingredients:
1 box Barilla® Ziti
4 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 lb. Porcini mushrooms
½ cup veggie broth
1 cup heavy cream
Salt and pepper, to taste
Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, to taste
1 tbsp. Italian parsley

Directions:
1. Bring one large pot of water to a boil. Cook Ziti according to directions
2. Meanwhile in a skillet, sauté garlic with olive oil. Then, before the garlic turns yellow, add sliced porcini
3. Sauté until thoroughly cooked and slightly brown
4. Stir in veggie broth and deglaze the bottom of the skillet
5. Next, add cream and bring to boil
6. Drain pasta and toss with sauce over high heat until cream coats the Ziti
7. Stir in cheese and parsley before serving
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