Crawfish and Tasso Fettuccine

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Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Tasso is/are(??) lean strips of boneless pork that have been marinated in a special seasoning and then heavily smoked. Used in cajun/creole cooking. If you can't locate tasso in your grocery store, I have purchased it from This is a splurge recipe meaning it is VERY rich and fattening.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare fettuccine according to the package directions; drain and keep warm.
  2. In a skillet over medium heat, melt the butter.
  3. Add in the garlic; saute and stir constantly for 3 minutes or until tender (don't let it burn).
  4. Add in the tasso and next 3 ingredients; saute and stir constantly for 5 minutes.
  5. Add in flour; stir to combine.
  6. Gradually stir in whipping cream and the next 5 ingredients.
  7. Stir constantly while bringing to a boil; once mixture is boiling, cook and stir constantly for 1 minute or until smooth and thickened.
  8. Add in crawfish tails; stir occasionally and cook just until heated through.
  9. Place fettuccine onto individual serving plates; top with crawfish sauce.
  10. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and serve.

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