I’m a simple person. I don’t want much in life. A warm home, a happy family, an elephant, and a few good, simple meals. This dish basically evolved out of me wanting a tasty, light dinner but also not having gone grocery shopping in a week and not having any meat or anything thawed.
I had a few odds and ends in the fridge, including a tub of cremini mushrooms that I’d originally bought to make this garlic butter roasted mushroom recipe from Smitten Kitchen. Instead of making the recipe as is, I decided to use it as inspiration for this pasta dish. I want all of you health enthusiasts to note that there is no butter in this dish at all. So there.
Oh, but there are two tablespoons of duck fat. Yeah. Continue reading