Japanese-Style Mushroom Soup Pasta

Japanese-Style Mushroom Soup Pasta

You only need a single stove to make this easy and delicious soup pasta. This is also great to save on your gas bill.


(2 servings)
200 g
Shiitake mushrooms
2 pieces
Shimeji mushrooms
1/2 bunch
4 slices
Shredded nori seaweed
to taste
Seasoning ingredients:
☆ Margarine
1 tablespoon
☆ Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
☆ Sake
1 tablespoon
☆ Dashi stock granules
1 teaspoon
☆ Water
300 ml


1. In a pot, boil enough water to cook the spaghetti and add a little salt.
2. Prepare the ingredients while the water is heating up. Shiitake mushroom: slice the stem and julienne. Shimeji mushroom: cut the stem and shred. Bacon: slice into 2 cm strips.
3. After the water has boiled, cook the spaghetti. Stir continuously for 1 minute to start with.
4. Here's the tip! After a minute, cover the pot and remove from the stove. Let sit for 30 seconds less than the package instructions (so 6 minutes 30 seconds if instructed for 7 minutes).
5. Meanwhile, make the sauce while you wait for the spaghetti. Put the ☆ ingredients, shiitake, shimeji, and bacon into a deep frying pan and bring it to a simmer.
6. Add the spaghetti into the frying pan from Step 5 and mix. Dish it up, scatter some shredded nori seaweed and done!

Story Behind this Recipe

I only had a single stove when I was living by myself. I couldn't make the sauce and the pasta simultaneously. It took so long to cook the pasta. But then I saw this tip on a TV show, and that improved everything! This also helps to save on the gas bill.