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Velvet Mushroom Stroganoff

Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Dessert, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 8 oz. sliced Baby Bella mushrooms
  • 3-4 oz chopped Pancetta or bacon optional
  • 1 T unsalted butter*
  • 1 T olive oil*
  • 1 cup double strength beef broth
  • 4 green onions chopped, whites and tops divided
  • 1 T flour
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 4 oz Fontina cheese grated
  • 1-2 oz shaved Parmesan
  • pepper
  • chopped parsley for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Bring pot of salted water to boil. Add pasta, boil 2 minutes, stir, cover and turn off burner. Pasta will continue cooking while you make the mushroom sauce
  • Cook pancetta in skillet over medium heat, stirring frequently until crispy. Remove from pan and drain on paper towels. Brown mushrooms in fat rendered from pancetta or in butter an olive oil over medium high heat until juices release and they turn golden, 5-6 minutes. Add white part of the onions and cook until softened. Stir in flour and cook one minute, then add broth and deglaze pan. Reduce heat to medium low and cook for 10 minutes. Add sour cream and Fontina and season with pepper. Simmer gently until cheese melts, stir and add pancetta back to pan.
  • Drain pasta and add to sauce**. Stir to combine. Serve immediately, garnished with green onion tops and chopped parsley. OR turn into a 1 1/2 quart buttered casserole dish, sprinkle with parmesan and refrigerate until ready to bake. Bake uncovered at 325 for 40-45 minutes or until heated through. Garnish with green onions and parsley. Makes 4 servings

Notes

This dish is salty because of the broth, pancetta and Parmesan, so do not add additional salt. Leave out the pancetta and Parmesan if you want to make it less salty.
*you won’t need the butter and olive oil if you are using pancetta or bacon
**You can also put pasta into your prepared dish and pour the sauce over all and then stir to combine.
Keyword chicken spaghetti, mushroom and bacon pasta, mushroom stroganoff, pasta casserole