Roasted Poblano Cream (Rajas con Crema)
Recipe type: Sauces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 ounce sliced red onions
  • 1 ounce sliced green sweet peppers
  • ¾ ounce of the chopped roasted garlic cloves
  • Sliced poblano ribbons
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes (you may add more, but be careful)
  • Juice from ½ lemon
  • 2¾ ounce of your proprietary pizza ham, cut into ribbons
  • 15 grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ cup chicken broth (or pasta water)
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  1. Bring a sauté pan to high heat and add the olive oil and the onions.
  2. Sauté for 2 minutes and then add the green pepper, garlic, cumin, poblano pepper, red pepper flakes and lemon juice. Stir and lower heat to ¾ high for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the ham and the tomatoes and cook for 3 minutes more.
  4. Add the chicken stock and simmer for
  5. minutes, or until the tomatoes get soft and the flavors meld.
  6. Add the heavy cream and sauté just enough to amalgamate the flavors.
  7. Adjust flavor with a pinch of salt and more pepper flakes, if needed.
  8. Add fettuccine and toss together.
  9. Place on a bowl or plate and garnish with cilantro, avocado, sour cream and salsa.
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