Recipe

Tasso Cream Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 pound tasso, cut into small dice
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

  • In a large saute pan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the tasso and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the shallots and garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the cream and bring to a boil. Lower the heat slightly and simmer until reduced by half, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the green onions, hot sauce, lemon juice, and salt. Add the butter and cook, stirring, until incorporated and thick. Remove from the heat and adjust the seasoning, to taste.