Creamy Italian Sausage Fettuccine Recipe

Cozy up with this Italian sausage and white wine fettuccine pasta recipe. It's creamy and flavorful all year round!

  • 516
  • 27g
    Total Fat
  • 47g
    Total Carbohydrate
  • 18g
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Fettuccine Pasta with Italian Sausage, Leeks & White Wine Sauce

Those seeking Italian sausage pasta recipes need not look farther for a more tasty creamy fettuccine recipe that's ready in a snap. Fans of leek pasta recipes have plenty to celebrate here as well! Combine al dente fettuccine, leeks, Italian sausage, grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, and a white wine pasta sauce to complete this savory, hearty dish. If you're looking for a break from traditional fettuccine alfredo, this white wine pasta recipe with sausage is it!


Serves 8 people

  • 1 box Barilla® Fettuccine
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound Italian sausage, crumbled
  • 2 leeks, sliced
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1/3 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, grated
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped


  1. 1
    Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. 2
    Remove casing from sausage and brown in a large skillet with the olive oil.
  3. 3
    Add leeks; cook for 3 minutes and deglaze with white wine. Cook until liquid reduces by half.
  4. 4
    Add the half and half, salt, and black pepper; simmer 5 minutes.
  5. 5
    Cook fettuccine pasta according to package directions. Drain.
  6. 6
    Add pasta to skillet and toss with the pasta sauce.
  7. 7
    Sprinkle cheese on the Italian sausage fettuccine pasta and garnish with parsley before serving.
  8. 8
    Sprinkle with cheese and garnish with parsley before serving

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