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miso pasta with shrimp spinach garlic scapes

Pasta with Oyster Mushrooms, Garlic Scapes, Shrimp & Miso

Miso is the savory secret to this mushroom-packed pasta
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, European, Italian
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 onion, sliced into half-moons
  • 4 garlic scapes, roughly chopped
  • 3/4 lb oyster mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon aka miso (red miso)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 8 oz baby spinach
  • 3/4 lb jumbo shrimp thawed if frozen, and peeled
  • 3/4 lb short pasta
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan

Instructions
 

  • Cook the pasta according to package instructions.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the onion and garlic scapes until the onion is translucent.
  • Add the mushrooms and saute for about 3 minutes, until the mushroom starts to soften. Add the miso and butter and stir until the miso dissolves and the butter melts.
  • Add the spinach, shrimp and 1/4 cup pasta water. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until the shrimp is fully cooked and the spinach has wilted.
  • Stir into the parm and pasta. Serve immediately.
Keyword pasta, weeknight meals