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hands serving Mushroom Alfredo from a large cheese wheel on white outdoor table

Mushroom Alfredo recipe

Creamy, dreamy homemade Mushroom Alfredo is a family favorite you'll be making on  repeat. No cheese wheel needed! 

  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 5 portions 1x


  • 1 pound linguine noodles 
  • 8 ounces mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 C Piave Vecchio Cheese, shredded
  • 1 C heavy cream
  • 1/2 C half & half
  • 6 tbsp butter, divided
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • juice from 1 lemon (approximately 1/4 cup)
  • 5-6 basil leaves
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt


  1. Boil pasta according to package directions. When done, drain and reserve 1/2 C pasta water.
  2. While pasta is boiling, slice mushrooms 1/4" thick. Place in sauté pan with 3 tbsp butter and sauté until done (about 5 minutes).
  3. In a separate sauce pan, melt remaining butter and add cream and 1/2 & 1/2 along with garlic cloves and warm over medium heat for 5-6 minutes. 
  4. Place pasta noodles in a large bowl and add salt, pepper, reserved pasta water and cheese and then pour warmed liquid over while tossing together with 2 spoons.
  5. Continue until Cheese has all melted and the sauce is thickened.
  6. Top with sautéed mushrooms, lemon juice and garnish with chopped basil.
  7. Serve warm.


  • This recipe was made in a whole cheese wheel of Piave Cheese, however we have modified it to be made without the entire wheel. Still just as delicious!
  • If you can't find Piave cheese, a good substitute is Parmigiano Reggiano.
  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Category: pasta
  • Cuisine: Italian


  • Serving Size: 1 portion
  • Calories: 574
  • Sugar: 5.3 g
  • Sodium: 518.7 mg
  • Fat: 24.9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 72.3 g
  • Protein: 15.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 66.8 mg

Keywords: pasta, Alfredo, linguini, fettuccini, cream, cheese, Piave, wheel, mushroom, lemon

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