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Fusilli with Shaved Brussels Sprouts, Basil & Parmesan

Zara Crawford
Authored by Zara Crawford
Posted: Monday, December 6, 2021 - 21:10

Fusilli with Shaved Brussels Sprouts, Basil & Parmesan

Prep time: 15 minutes 
Cooking time: 10 minutes   
Serves: 4


  • 1 box Barilla® Fusilli
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 250g Brussels sprouts, shaved
  • 120ml dry White wine
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, sliced thin
  • 60g Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, grated
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, cook pasta according to package directions
  2. Meanwhile, in a pan sauté garlic with olive oil and just before it turns golden add the brussels sprouts and sauté over high heat for 2-3 minutes
  3. Add wine and reduce quickly, season with salt and pepper
  4. Drain pasta, reserving around 120ml of pasta-cooking water
  5. Add pasta-cooking water to brussels sprouts mixture; toss mixture over high heat
  6. Remove from the heat. Toss with cheese and top with basil.


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