Mixed Mushrooms and Spinach on Pasta


  • 2 tbs. olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tsp. thyme
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 250 grams mixed mushrooms
  • 150 grams fresh spinach
  • salt and pepper
  • 150-200 grams pasta
  • 1 tbs. nut oil (walnut or peanut)


  • Preheat the oven to 375 F (or 200 C)
  • Cut the onion in thin rings.
  • Saute the onion in 1 tablespoon of olive oil until glassy.
  • Add the thyme and 1/2 of the red wine and allow this to simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and allow to cool.
  • Clean the mushrooms and cut them in thin slices.
  • Wash the spinach well, dry it well ( in a salad spinner) and cut the leaves in thin slices.
  • Saute the mushrooms in 1 tablespoon of olive oil until they are soft.
  • Add the spinach and saute for 2 minutes until the spinach is wilted.
  • Add the rest of the wine and allow all to gently simmer for 1 minute.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to instructions.
  • Drain the pasta and place in an oven proof baking dish.
  • Layer the spinach mushroom mixture over the pasta.
  • Over the top of the spinach mixture, layer the onion, wine mixture and sprinkle a bit of nut oil over the top.
  • Bake for 5 minutes in a preheated oven at 375 F (200 C).