Tasso is a spicy smoked pork or beef popular in Cajun dishes.

Recipe by Southern Living November 1996

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Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and keep warm.

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  • Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat; add garlic, and saute until tender. Stir in tasso and next 3 ingredients; saute 5 minutes.

  • Stir in flour; gradually stir in whipping cream and next 5 ingredients. Bring to a boil, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until smooth and thickened. Add crawfish tails; cook, stirring occasionally, just until thoroughly heated.

  • Pour over pasta, tossing gently to coat. Sprinkle with shredded Parmesan cheese; serve immediately.

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