Garlic butter mushroom spaghetti

Garlic butter mushroom and spinach spaghetti

This simple and delicious spaghetti recipe with garlic butter mushrooms and spinach takes minutes to make and is perfect for busy weekdays.
Course Pasta, Quick, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Alida Ryder


for the sauce

  • splash of olive oil
  • 250 g mushrooms sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 large handfuls baby spinach washed
  • lemon juice to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 500 g spaghetti cooked and 1 cup cooking water reserved
  • feta cheese crumbled (optional)


  • Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat then add the oil.
  • Fry the mushrooms until deeply golden and cooked through.
  • Add the garlic and butter and fry for another 30 seconds-1 minutes until the garlic is a light golden colour.
  • Turn off the heat then add the spinach, lemon juice and season to taste.
  • Add the cooked spaghetti and a splash of the cooking water. Stir the pasta into the sauce and add more water if necessary.
  • Serve with feta cheese.