Wild Mushroom Agnolotti

Brass Tack at Waldorf Astoria Chicago

According to Executive Chef Nick Marino, “wild mushroom agnolotti is the perfect winter food in Chicago. It’s stick-to-your-ribs hearty layered with a rich umami filling and savory sauce.”

Wild Mushroom Agnolotti — Brass Tack at Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Wild Mushroom Agnolotti

Serves 4



  • 18 ea mushroom filled agnolotti pasta
  • 1 tsp minced shallots
  • ½ tsp microplaned garlic
  • ¼ cup microplaned parmigiano Reggiano
  • 2 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp fresh cracked black pepper
  • 2 oz (1/4 cup) robiola
  • 2 oz (1/4 cup) pasta water
  • 1 TBSP unsalted butter diced
  • 1 tsp basil blooms
  • Salt, to taste
  • Mushroom Filling Ingredients
  • 1 cup Maitake
  • 1 cup beech
  • 1 cup cremini
  • ½ cup minced shallots
  • 4 cloves garlic microplaned
  • 4 TBSP butter
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 TBSP kosher salt
  • 1 cup white wine
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • ¼ cup chopped chives
  • 5 sprigs of thyme leaves picked
  • 1 TBSP dry mushroom powder
  • 2 c mascarpone
  • 1 cup microplaned parmigiana Reggiano


  1. Place all of the mushrooms in the food processor and pulse until finely chopped, scraping down the sides often in a saute pan, add the butter and oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the shallots and garlic and cook for 1 minute before adding the finely chopped mushrooms continue to cook stirring often for an additional 10 minutes
  3. Season with salt and deglaze the pan with the white wine
  4. Allow wine to reduce until almost dry
  5. Add heavy cream and herbs and allow to reduce to desired consistency
  6. Remove from heat and allow mushroom mix to cool before adding the herbs, mascarpone, parmigiano and mushroom powder
  7. Divide mix directly into piping bags and store for up to 4 days in the refrigerator
  8. Pasta Cooking Directions:
  9. Drop pasta into boiling salted water and cook approximately 3-4 minutes
  10. While cooking, add oil and pepper to pan over medium heat for about 2 minutes
  11. Add 1 tsp shallots and ½ tsp garlic and stir until translucent
  12. Add pasta water to stop any browning
  13. Add the pasta and shaved cremini mushrooms
  14. Add the cheeses and toss/stir with rubber spatula
  15. Adjust consistency by adding more water if necessary
  16. Mount with 1 TBSP butter
  17. Taste and adjust seasoning
  18. Plate by spooning the pasta into the bowl and topping with the mushroom slices
  19. Garnish with more microplaned parm, basil blooms, EVOO, Sea salt and black pepper

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