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Jalapeño Cream Sauce

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Easy garlic jalapeño cream sauce that's ready in minutes. Tangy with a bit of heat, this sauce makes a great substitute for Alfredo sauce atop a quick pasta for a delicious no-fuss weeknight main dish.















2 each jalapeño pepper
seeded and finely chopped, 1 to 2 according to taste
1 clove garlic
finely chopped
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
teaspoon salt
black pepper
to taste
Quick créme fraiçhe
cup heavy whipping cream
cup sour cream


  1. Remove the seeds and pith from the jalapeño peppers. Slice then finely dice. Peel and mince the garlic clove.

    Ingredients to prepare Jalapeño cream sauce on a wood cutting board with a chef's knife. Jalapeño peppers, salt, cracked black pepper, cream, sour cream, garlic.

  2. Heat the oil over medium-low heat. Add the jalapeño peppers and garlic. Cook, stirring until aromatic and tender; about 4 minutes.

  3. Remove from heat and stir in the cream and sour cream. Adjust the sauces seasoning with salt and black pepper to taste.

Makes about 1 ¼ cups of sauce.

Serving suggestion

Serve over al denté cooked pasta or as a dip. Works very nicely as an enchilada sauce.

Freshly cooked spaghetti arranged in a bowl with Jalapeño pepper cream sauce and parmesan shavings on the side.

Storage and reheating

The cream sauce will keep covered and refrigerated for up to 48 hours.

Reheat gently over low heat, stirring frequently, do not allow the sauce to come to the boil or the sour cream can separate.

Jalapeño Lime Cream Sauce

Stir in the juice of one lime after adding the cream and sour cream.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Northport, United States
 一年多 ago

How do I get the sauce thicker?

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 61g (2.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 17193% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 27%
Saturated Fat 10g 49%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 102mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 6% Iron 0%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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