Fettuccine With Sausage and Cabbage

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To easily remove sausages from their casings, cut down the length of the links with a paring knife, remove the meat, and discard the casings. Recipe by Kate Merker, September 2010; from the Real Simple website: http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/browse-all-recipes/fettuccine-sausage-cabbage-00000000044025/index.html.

Yield: 4 servings
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  • 8 ounce(s) fettuccine (1/2 box)
  • 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 3/4 pound(s) Italian sausage links, casings removed
  • 1/2 small Savoy cabbage, thinly sliced (about 6 cups)
  • 3 shallots, sliced
  • Kosher salt and black pepper
  • 3/4 cup(s) low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup(s) chopped fresh chives


  1. 1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and return it to the pot.
  2. 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. 3. Wipe out the skillet and heat the remaining oil over medium heat.
  4. 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. 5. Add the chicken broth and simmer until the cabbage is tender, 3 to 4 minutes.
  6. 6. Add the cabbage mixture to the pasta, along with the sausage and chives, and toss to combine.
March 2012

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