Courses

Mushroom and Pappardelle Soup with Gremolata

Mascarpone is stirred into this noodle soup just before serving to give it a luscious creaminess and cheesy tang.

Servings
6

Ingredients

Soup

  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 4 oz. cremini mushrooms, sliced 1/4-inch thick (2 cups)
  • 1 large onion, diced (1 1/2 cups)
  • 3/4 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
  • 7 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 4 oz. pappardelle noodles
  • 1 1/2 cups green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/3 cup mascarpone cheese

Gremolata

  • 1/4 cup fresh Italian parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon zest

Preparation

1. To make Soup: Heat oil in pot over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and onion, and sauté 5 minutes. Stir in Italian seasoning, then broth. Cover, and bring to a boil. Set aside 1/2 cup broth, then add noodles; simmer 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add green beans, and simmer 3 minutes. Remove from heat.

2. Whisk reserved 1/2 cup broth into mascarpone in bowl. Slowly stir mascarpone mixture into Soup.

3. To make Gremolata: pulse parsley, garlic, and lemon zest in food processor until finely chopped.

4. Ladle Soup into bowls. Garnish each with 2 tsp. Gremolata.