Hen of the Woods Mushrooms have a dense, meaty texture and savory flavor. We sauté Hen of the Woods with onion and garlic to make a rich cream sauce accented with tomatoes, and brightened with a bit of citrus.

Prep time: 5 min

Cook time: 45 min

Total time: 50 min

Pasta with Hen of the Woods and Garlic
Copyright Recipe © 2014 Woodland Foods



  1. Melt butter in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, and sauté until caramelized.

  2. Add garlic, and cook just until softened and fragrant. Add mushrooms, reserved mushroom soaking liquid, sherry, lemon zest and lemon juice. Cook until reduced by half.

  3. Add heavy cream and tomatoes. Cook until reduced to slightly thickened consistency.

  4. Season to taste with salt and ground black pepper. Serve over cooked pasta.