Recipe: Arugula Fettuccine with Italian Sausage

This not-so-average fettuccine recipe is rich, delicious and packed with some savory flavors. Italian sausage, peppery arugula and earthy sage make a comforting combination in a cheesy wine sauce.

Arugula Fettuccine with Italian Sausage
Author: [url href=”” target=”_blank”]Emma Hering[/url]
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 35 mins
Total time: 45 mins
  • 1 lb Italian Sausage Links
  • 12 oz Fettuccine Noodles
  • ⅓ C & 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ⅓ C Heavy Cream
  • 2 Tbsp Flour
  • ¾ C White Wine
  • 1 Tbsp Crushed Garlic
  • 1 Large Shallot [Chopped]
  • 1 tsp Fresh Sage [Chopped]
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Dash of Nutmeg
  • 1 C Arugula
  • ½ C Parmesan Cheese [Grated]
  1. In a large pot, cook pasta until al dente.
  2. Cook sausage links in a large pan with about 1in of water for about 10 minutes.
  3. Drain water and slice sausage into slices.
  4. Return to pan with about 1 tbsp Olive Oil to finish cooking throughly, brown slightly.
  5. in a large pot heat olive oil and sauté shallot and garlic until translucent.
  6. Add wine and let reduce by half.
  7. Add flour and gently whisk in heavy cream.
  8. Add salt, pepper, nutmeg, sage and parmesan cheese.
  9. Gently stir until thick.
  10. Add in arugula, cooked pasta and cooked sausage.
  11. Garnish with more sage and parmesan cheese.