Pappardelle with Mixed Mushrooms, Ricotta, and Walnuts

Pappardelle with Mixed Mushrooms, Ricotta, and Walnuts

Pappardelle with Mixed Mushrooms, Ricotta, and Walnuts
A mix of sautéed mushrooms, toasted walnuts, ricotta, thyme, honey, and pappardelle, this pasta dish needs only a green salad on the side.Farideh Sadeghin

Inspired by the ricotta and honey toasts I often make myself for breakfast, this pasta dish is one of those one-bowl dinners that's simple to put together but tastes wonderfully layered and complex. A mix of sautéed mushrooms, toasted walnuts, ricotta, thyme, honey, and pappardelle, it needs only a green salad on the side. I love tossing the entire dish with honey, but if you don't like sweet with your savory, just give it a little drizzle when serving or skip it entirely. Farideh Sadeghin, test kitchen director