Creamy Miso  Mushroom Pasta

• White miso paste • Spaghetti • Heavy cream • Shiitake mushrooms • Parmesan cheese • Garlic cloves • Salt + black pepper  • Butter + olive oil • Pasta water

ingredients You'll need:

To a small bowl, add miso paste and ¼ cup of the reserved pasta water. Mix using a whisk, until comply smooth and no chunks remain.

step 1

In a large skillet, melt some butter and saute the shiitake mushrooms over medium heat, until golden brown. Set aside for later.

step 2

In a large pot, melt butter over medium-low heat and add the olive oil. Heat until it starts to sizzle, then add minced garlic and saute for 1 minute, or until fragrant.

step 3

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Add the miso mixture, followed by heavy cream and a few cracks of black pepper. Mix until smooth.

step 4

Add the cooked pasta, and toss to coat. Cook for 1-2 minutes over low heat, until the sauce thickens and sticks to the pasta.

step 5

Finally, add the parmesan cheese and stir once again. Serve with the fried shiitake mushrooms on top and enjoy!

step 6

Some optional toppings you can add are red pepper flakes, furikake seasoning, spring onions, or crushed ​nori flakes.


Don't overcook the pasta! It will continue to cook when it gets tossed with the sauce. Cook it just until it's al dente, meaning it will have a slight "bite" to it.