This creamy mushroom pasta bake is the perfect comforting vegetarian casserole for easy weeknight dinners. Make ahead and freeze for no-fuss meals!
Creamy mushroom anything is a hit in our house. This pasta bake is no different and whenever I make it, I know there will be clean plates all around.
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The beauty of this creamy mushroom pasta bake is that it’s the perfect meatless meal especially if you prep it ahead. I often make it the day before and just keep it in the fridge or freeze in freezer-safe foil containers. Simply bake from frozen and dinner is served!
How do you make creamy mushroom sauce?
Melt butter in a large pan then cook mushrooms until golden brown. Add garlic and cream and mix well. Add cornstarch mixed with milk and allow to simmer until the sauce has thickened. Add fresh lemon juice, chopped chives and season generously.
How do you make creamy mushroom pasta bake?
Make easy creamy mushroom sauce then stir in cooked pasta of your choice. Mix well then add sour cream and mix again. Top with grated mozzarella cheese and bake until golden brown and crisp on top.
How do you thicken creamy mushroom sauce?
Mix cornflour/cornstarch with milk or water and add to the sauce. Allow to cook until thick. Alternatively, you can use a roux (butter and flour cooked together) based sauce like bechamel and simply add cooked mushrooms to the sauce.