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Jalapeño Cream Sauce

A fresh spicy twist on alfredo sauce that goes great with smoked chicken tenders, or sausage!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Alfredo, Jalapeno, Pasta
Servings: 6 People
Calories: 312kcal


  • 3 Fresh Jalapenos Top and bottom cut off
  • C Heavy Whipping Cream Use milk or half and half to make this recipe a little lighter.
  • 5 tbsp Unsalted Butter DO NOT try to sub margarine.
  • C Parmesan Cheese Grated
  • ¼ tsp Black Pepper Ground


  • Cut the stem and tip from the jalapenos.
  • Place peppers and butter in cream and simmer slowly for 30-45 minutes stirring occasionally and keeping temperature low enough not to boil or scald the cream.
  • When peppers feel soft removed them from the cream. Discard or keep for garnish.
  • Bring cream and butter mixure up to a simmer and add Parmesan cheese and black pepper.
  • Whisk mixture as cheese melts in until mixture is smooth.
  • Reduce heat to low and serve over pasta.


Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 113mg | Potassium: 45mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1214IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 1mg