Linguine with garlic mushrooms and sage

Linguine with garlic mushrooms and sage

  • serves 2
  • A little effort

This linguine with garlic mushrooms and sage is quick and easy, vegetarian, and under 500 calories.



  • linguine 150g
  • butter 25g
  • chestnut mushrooms 250g, sliced
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed
  • chilli flakes a good pinch
  • sage a handful of leaves, choppe
  • lemon ½, juiced
  • parmesan or grana padano 50g, finely grated


  • Step 1

    Cook the linguine. Heat the butter in a frying pan, add the mushrooms and fry until really soft and golden and any liquid has reduced to almost nothing.Add the garlic and chilli and cook for 2-3 minutes, then stir in the sage and cook for another minute. Season really well.

  • Step 2

    Drain the pasta but keep a teacupful of the cooking water. Add the linguine to the mushroom pan with the lemon juice, parmesan and enough pasta water to make a light sauce. Toss everything together until the pasta is coated then serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 447
  • Fat 20.2g
  • Saturates 11.8g
  • Carbs 42.6g
  • Fibre 1.9g
  • Protein 22.7g
  • Salt 0.7g