Linguine with Thyme, Garlic, Lemon, and Mushrooms

Source: Nigella Lawson via


  • 8 oz/4 c finely sliced mushrooms
  • 1/3 c olive oil
  • 1 tbl spoon salt
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 t spoon thyme leaves
  • 1 lb linguine
  • ½ c parsley
  • 2-3 tblspoons freshly grated Parmesan
  • Black pepper

Slice the mushrooms finely; put into a large bowl with the oil, salt, minced garlic, lemon juice and zest, thyme leaves. Cook pasta according to packet instructions and drain loosely, retaining some water. Quickly put the pasta into the bowl with the mushroom mixture. Toss everything together well, and then add the parsley, cheese and pepper before tossing again. Eat with joy in your heart.