April 15, 2018 3:09 pm

Recipe: Mushroom campanelle

Delicious cuisine and recipes cooked up on the Saturday Morning News. Seasons in the Park executive chef, Joseph Thomas, shares his recipe for a mouth-watering pasta - that will make the perfect quick and easy dinner.


Chef Joseph Thomas of Seasons in the Park prepares mushroom Campanelle


1 ½ cups mixed mushrooms (oyster, shiitake, cremini, button)
3 tbsp. black mission figs
3 tbsp. walnuts (crushed)
1 cup baby arugula
3 cloves garlic (finely chopped)
3 cloves shallots (Finely Chopped)
1 ½ cups cooked campanelle pasta
1 cup 36% whipping cream
½ cup white wine
1 tbsp. truffle oil
2 oz. butter
¼ cup canola/olive oil
4 pinches micro greens
Salt & pepper to taste


1. Heat a large sauce pan over medium heat. Add canola oil and sauté mushrooms until tender.
2. Add shallots and garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes, do not let the garlic or shallots turn dark in colour.
3. Add figs and walnuts and cook for 1–2 minutes. Deglaze with the white wine and reduce by half to cook off the alcohol 3-4 minutes
4. Add butter and whipping cream and reduce until thick.
5. Add cooked campanelle pasta and toss with arugula until tilted. Add salt to taste, if needed.
6. Plate and garnish with micro greens.
7. Serve immediately and enjoy.

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