Mushroom, ricotta and thyme with farro linguine


The earthy combination of farro pasta and mushrooms paired with creamy ricotta makes this the perfect dish for a wintry evening.

You'll need

150 gm ricotta 50 gm parmesan, finely grated, plus extra to serve Finely grated rind of 1 lemon ¼ cup (loosely packed) thyme leaves 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 400 gm mushrooms (such as pine and Swiss brown), coarsely chopped 5 garlic cloves, finely chopped 50 gm butter, coarsely chopped 400 gm dried farro linguine (see note)

Method

  • 01
  • Combine ricotta, parmesan, lemon rind and half the thyme in a small bowl, season to taste and set aside.
  • 02
  • Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat, add mushrooms and sauté until golden (3-5 minutes). Add garlic, butter and remaining thyme, sauté until garlic is tender (1-2 minutes), season to taste and keep warm.
  • 03
  • Meanwhile, cook pasta in boiling salted water until al dente (7-10 minutes), toss through mushroom mixture and season to taste. Serve hot, scattered with ricotta mixture and extra parmesan.

Note Dried farro linguine is available from select delicatessens. If unavailable, substitute plain linguine.


At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people
GT
Signature Collection

Find out more about the Gourmet Traveller Signature Collection by Robert Gordon Australia, including where to buy it in store and online.

Read More
Recipe collections

Looking for fresh dinner ideas? Not sure how to make the most out of seasonal produce? Or do you need to plan the perfect party menu? Our recipe collections have you covered.

See more

At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people

Featured in

May 2010

You might also like...

A culinary Tour de France

recipes

T-bone steaks with garlic buttered mushrooms and mash

Beef cheek recipes

recipes

Spiced lamb chops with silverbeet, chickpeas and yoghurt

Crisp-skin trout with grapefruit, walnut and radicchio salad

recipes

Steak with sweet and sour beetroot and horeseradish creme fraiche

Roast snapper with mandarin and fennel sauce

recipes

Good Luck Pinbone's Sichuan chilli eggplant with wood-ear fungus

Deep-fried chicken with finger-lime sauce

recipes

conversion tool