Fettuccine With Sausage and Cabbage


Tender cabbage and browned sausage turn simple fettuccine into a delicious meal.

Fettuccine With Sausage and Cabbage
Photo: Kana Okada
Hands On Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 serves


  • 8 ounces fettuccine (1/2 box)

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • ¾ pound Italian sausage links, casings removed

  • ½ small Savoy cabbage, thinly sliced (about 6 cups)

  • 3 shallots, sliced

  • kosher salt and black pepper

  • ¾ cup low-sodium chicken broth

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh chives


  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and return it to the pot.

  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sausage and cook, breaking it up with a spoon, until browned, 5 to 6 minutes. Transfer to a bowl.

  3. Wipe out the skillet and heat the remaining oil over medium heat.

  4. Add the cabbage, shallots, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until beginning to soften, 5 to 6 minutes.

  5. Add the chicken broth and simmer until the cabbage is tender, 3 to 4 minutes.

  6. Add the cabbage mixture to the pasta, along with the sausage and chives, and toss to combine.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

464 Calories
20g Fat
54g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 464
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 822mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 20g
Calcium 59mg 5%
Iron 3mg 17%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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