Easy 30 - 40 min

Fregola with Wild Boar Sausage

This fregola with wild boar sausage recipe is delicious and has an intense, rich flavour. Serves 4 people.

Products used for this recipe


2 small shallots, minced

3 tbsp (45 mL) extra virgin olive oil, divided

8 oz (240 g) *wild boar sausage

1 2/3 cup (250 g) fregola

1/4 cup (60 mL) white wine (Vermentino suggested)

4 cups (1 L) vegetable broth

1/3 cup (75 mL) **grated sheep milk cheese (pecorino suggested)

Salt and pepper

*If you can’t find wild boar sausage, substitute with sweet Italian sausage.

**Substitute with grated Parmigiano.


In a large saucepan, heat half of olive oil and sautée shallots until caramelized.

Remove casings from sausage and crumble into pan with shallots.

Add fregola and let toast for a few minutes before adding white wine, stirring for a few minutes.

Add broth and continue cooking for about 20 minutes, or until all liquid has evaporated.

Season with salt and pepper and toss in cheese.
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