Brown Butter Agile with Crispy Shallots


PREP TIME 10 minutes

COOK TIME 25 minutes

TOTAL TIME 35 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 208g
Servings: 6

Calories: 270

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat6g8%
Saturated Fat2.5g13%
Trans Fat0g
Dietary Fiber8g29%
Total Sugar4g
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 4%
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 65mg 6%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 256mg 6%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.


ZENB Pasta Variety

ZENB Pasta Agile with crispy shallots are combined with the sweet earthy flavor of leeks to create a creamy decadent dish. This recipe can be used as an impressive side dish or meal that is a good source of fiber.


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 medium shallots, thinly sliced into rings
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1 small leek, white part only, thinly sliced
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 2 cups water
  • 12 ounces ZENB Pasta Agile, uncooked
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsley



Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add shallots. Cook 3-5 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender. Reduce heat to low. Continue cooking 3-5 minutes, until crispy. Transfer shallots to clean plate. Discard remaining oil; wipe out skillet with paper towel.


Melt and swirl butter in same skillet on medium-high heat until golden-brown. Add mushrooms; cook 5-8 minutes until browned. Stir in leeks; cook 1-2 minutes, until tender.


Stir in water, ZENB Pasta Agile and lemon zest. Cover with lid. Cook 2 minutes, or until pasta is tender. Remove pan from heat; stir gently. Sprinkle with parsley and crispy shallots. Serve immediately.

Tasty Tips

Substitute shiitake, button, oyster or maitake mushrooms for the cremini mushrooms.

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