Serves 2 people
Penne with mushrooms is a quick and healthy meal. Alver’s high-protein penne taste like the pasta you know and love. They are made in Switzerland from durum wheat semolina, mung beans, golden chlorella and water. Rich in protein (20%), zinc, vitamins B1 and B2, they are quickly prepared and form the basis for many delicious, healthy pasta recipes.
250 g Alver protein penne
2 tbsp olive oil
1 medium onion
1 clove of garlic
200 grams of mushrooms
1 pinch chili flakes
Handful of basil
First, bring salted water to a boil in a large saucepan. Next, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Dice the onion and garlic clove and slice the mushrooms. Put the olive oil in the pan, sauté the onion and garlic. Once the onions are soft, add the mushrooms and a pinch of salt and pepper and cook for about 4 minutes.
Once the salted water is bubbling, add Alver Protein Penne and cook according to package directions.
Stir mushrooms in pan and simmer for 2 more minutes. If desired, add chili flakes. Set aside a cup of the starchy pasta water and drain the pasta. Immediately add the hot penne to the mushroom pan. Remove the pan from the stove and mix everything together. Add the reserved pasta water until the sauce reaches the desired consistency. Add the fresh basil leaves and serve.