Food Friday Featuring: Linguine With Lemon, Garlic and Thyme Mushrooms

Todays Food Friday comes courtesy of Nigella Lawson. This Domestic Goddess knows how to combine her flavors! Be sure to visit her website for more recipes and food ideas!

This is pretty much instant gratification.

Serving Size : Serves 4–6


225g chestnut mushrooms
80ml extra virgin olive oil
1 x 15ml tablespoon Maldon salt or 1 1/2 teaspoons table salt
1 small clove garlic, crushed
zest and juice of 1 lemon
4 sprigs of fresh thyme, stripped to give 1 teaspoon leaves
500g linguine
1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped
2–3 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan, or to taste
freshly ground pepper

1. Slice the mushrooms finely, and put in a large bowl with the oil, salt, crushed garlic, lemon juice and zest, and marvelously scented thyme leaves.

2. Cook the pasta according to packet instructions and drain loosely, retaining some water. Quickly put the drained pasta into the bowl with the mushroom mixture.

3. Toss everything together well, then add the chopped parsley, grated cheese and pepper to taste, before tossing again, and eat with joy in your heart.