Spicy Mushroom Pasta Recipe

Spicy Mushroom Pasta Recipe

Serves 2

This pasta recipe is great for a quick but tasty mid week dinner! This is a vegetarian recipe but you could start my frying off some bacon or chopped up sausage if you want to add some protein in. This is also a leaner version of the pasta, if we're feeling indulgent we use mascarpone instead of creme fraiche.


  • 200g pasta, we used Casarecce
  • 1tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, crushed
  • 150g Mushrooms, chopped into bitesize pieces
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1tbsp The Kebab Club Turkish Chilli Sauce (more if you like it hotter or use Hot Turkish Chilli Sauce)
  • 2tbsp Creme Fraiche or low fat Creme Fraiche
  • 10 basil leaves, sliced
  • Salt & pepper

Cooking Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil on a medium heat, add in the garlic and fry off for 1 min, then add in the mushrooms and saute until softened. Add in the diced tomatoes and a pinch of salt, and cook for a few minutes until the tomatoes start to break down. Meanwhile put the pasta to boil.
  2. Add in the chilli sauce and continue to cook for a few more minutes. Then stir in the creme fraiche and cook until the pasta is al dente. Add the pasta to the pan, along with a little of the pasta water, add in the basil and season. Give it a good stir, dish up and enjoy!



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