Pappardelle with pork sausage, Brussels sprouts, and feta

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Pappardelle with pork sausage, Brussels sprouts, and feta

20-Minute Meal

Pappardelle with pork sausage, Brussels sprouts, and feta

Soy-Free, Protein Plus

2 Servings, 670 Calories/Serving

20 Minutes

This sweet and savory pasta dish creates a filling and satisfying supper that’s ready in about 20 minutes.

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1 bag serves 2 (2 bags serve 4)
Sunbasket is proud to source the organic ingredients indicated below. On the rare occasion we are unable to meet our organic promise, we'll put a note in your bag.
  • 1½ ounces sun-dried tomato strips (not in oil)
  • 1 organic small leek
  • 1 or 2 cloves organic peeled fresh garlic
  • 6 ounces organic Brussels sprouts
  • ½ pound fresh loose mild Italian pork sausage
  • 1 teaspoon red chile flakes (optional)
  • 1 organic lemon
  • 7 ounces fresh pappardelle
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled feta

Nutrition per serving

Calories 670, Total Fat 23g (29% DV), Sat. Fat 7g (35% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholest. 100mg (33% DV), Sodium 820mg (36% DV), Total Carb. 85g (31% DV), Fiber 8g (29% DV), Total Sugars 13g (Incl. 0g Added Sugars, 0% DV), Protein 39g
Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat

Sodium does not include pantry salt; for reference, ⅛; teaspoon kosher salt per serving averages 240mg (10% DV). Not a significant source of trans fat. Packed in a facility that handles all major food allergens* and gluten.

*Milk, Eggs, Fish, Crustacean Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Soybeans.


2-serving instructions (4-serving modifications in red)

Wash produce before use


Prep the vegetables

Bring a medium sauce pot of generously salted water to a boil for the pappardelle.
  • In a small bowl, soak the sun-dried tomatoes in very hot tap water until softened, about 10 minutes. Drain and pat dry.
  • Trim the root end from the leek; cut the leek in half lengthwise, then crosswise into ¼-inch-thick half-moons. Rinse well.
  • Using the bottom of a bowl or cup, gently smash the garlic cloves.
  • Trim the stem ends from the Brussels sprouts; thinly slice the sprouts.


Brown the sausage; cook the vegetables

  • Cut a small corner from the sausage packaging and drain off any excess liquid. Transfer to a plate; pat dry with a paper towel.
In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, warm 1 to 2 tablespoons oil until hot but not smoking. Add the sausage and cook, stirring to break up the meat, until browned but not yet cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the leek, garlic, Brussels sprouts, and as many red chile flakes as you like, season with salt and pepper, and cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables start to soften, 3 to 5 minutes.
While the sausage and vegetables cook, prepare the lemon and boil the pappardelle.


Cook the pappardelle; finish the dish

  • Zest and juice the lemon, keeping the zest and juice separate. [Zest and juice 1 lemon; save the remaining lemon.]
To the pot of boiling water, stir in the pappardelle and cook, stirring occasionally, until just tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Drain the pappardelle, reserving ¼ cup [½ cup] pasta cooking water.
To the pan with the vegetables, stir in the pappardelle, sun-dried tomatoes, reserved pasta cooking water, and 2 teaspoons [4 tsp] lemon juice and cook until the sauce is thickened slightly and the sausage is cooked through, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the heat, stir in the lemon zest, and season to taste with salt and pepper.


Transfer the pasta to individual bowls, sprinkle with the feta, and serve.
Kids Can!
  • Drain the sun-dried tomatoes and pat dry.
  • Rinse the leek.
  • Smash the garlic.
  • Juice the lemon.
  • Sprinkle with the feta.