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Fresh porcini, need a recipe, preferably pasta

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districtSW Oct 11, 2010 06:15 PM

I found some fresh porcini at my local farmer's market. They look and smell incredible and I can't decide what to make. Usually I would wing it but these look way too good to waste.

I'm thinking pasta, maybe with some kind of cream sauce, but I am open to anything really. I'm a vegetarian so no meat, but otherwise I have no restrictions. You chowhounders have never let me down in the past and I look forward to your suggestions!

  1. d
    districtSW Oct 13, 2010 07:37 AM

    Made the Giada recipe recommended by winos, but used fresh fettuccine. I've never made a cream sauce with marscapone before. The flavor was sweeter than a traditional cream sauce and went very well the the mushroom. Thanks for the tips!

    1. biondanonima Oct 11, 2010 07:03 PM

      Risotto, yum. That pasta recipe sounds good too. I would probably saute them with butter and thyme and serve them with a steak, but I'm a carnivore!

      1. c oliver Oct 11, 2010 06:43 PM

        Here's an old thread of mine that might give you some ideas:

        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/6130...

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          wineos Oct 11, 2010 06:23 PM

          Rigatoni with Creamy Mushroom Sauce. I make it with 3/4 lb of pasta, and be sure to save some pasta water - http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ev...

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