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Tagliatelle courgette shiitake mushrooms tarragon butter

Tagliatelle with Courgettes, Shiitake Mushrooms and Tarragon Butter [vegetarian]

This vegetarian tagliatelle pasta with courgettes, shiitake mushrooms and tarragon butter make a perfect mid-week dinner.
5 from 1 vote
DieTARY CHOICEHigh Fibre Recipes, Soya-Free Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Pasta & Noodles
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 people
Calories 513 kcal


  • large frying pan
  • large saucepan


  • 300 g dry tagliatelle
  • 400 g courgettes
  • 240 g shiitake mushrooms
  • 4 shallots - finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves - crushed
  • 75 g butter + 1 tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp parsley - finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp dry tarragon - finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 lemon zest
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • salt & pepper


  • Roughly slice the shiitake mushrooms.
  • Cut the courgette in small slices.
  • Heat 1 tbsp of butter and 1 tbsp of olive oil in a large deep frying pan.
  • Add the shallots and garlic. Cook until soft and golden.
  • Add the courgettes and cook for 5 mins.
  • Add the shiitake mushrooms. Carry on cooking for around 15mins until the courgettes are soft. Stir often.
  • In the meantime heat a large pan of salted water and cook the tagliatelle until they are al dente.
  • Prepare the tarragon butter by mixing together: 75g [UK 3oz /US ⅓ cup] soft butter, parsley, tarragon, thyme, lemon zest, lemon juice and 1/2tsp of salt.
  • Once the tagliatelle are cooked, drained well and put them back in their pan. Add tarragon butter and mix well to coat pasta all over.
  • Add the courgettes and shiitake mushrooms to the tagliatelle. Mix well. Season to taste.
  • Serve straight away.


Serving: 250gCalories: 513kcalCarbohydrates: 66gProtein: 14gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 103mgSodium: 166mgPotassium: 732mgFiber: 6gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 801IUVitamin C: 26mgCalcium: 67mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Courgette, pasta, shiitake, tagliatelle
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