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This 20-minute veggie pasta dish is super savory, thanks to meaty mushrooms, while the natural sweetness from the balsamic vinegar, basil and pistachios brighten up this quick, healthy vegetarian dinner.

EatingWell.com, June 2021


Credit: Antonis Achilleos

Recipe Summary

20 mins
20 mins

Nutrition Profile:



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup cooking water.

  • Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms; cook, stirring occasionally, until well-browned, about 10 minutes. Stir in garlic; cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in spinach; cook, stirring constantly, until wilted, about 1 minute.

  • Reduce heat to medium-low; stir in balsamic vinegar, Worcestershire, salt, pepper and the remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Add the pasta and toss to coat. Stir in the reserved 1/4 cup cooking water. Remove from heat. Stir in basil and sprinkle with pistachios.

Nutrition Facts

about 1 cup
276 calories; fat 14g; sodium 332mg; carbohydrates 35g; dietary fiber 5g; protein 10g; sugars 5g; niacin equivalents 3mg; saturated fat 2g; vitamin a iu 1034IU; potassium 457mg.