Shrimp and Tasso Pasta


  1. Cook the pasta according to the directions on the package.
  2. Heat a sauce pan to medium-high and then add half of the oil. Sauté onions, garlic and half of the tasso for about 2-3 minutes. Add the heavy cream and shrimp base and allow to simmer for 30 to 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Once cream mixture is reduced, in a separate sauté pan add remaining oil, shrimp and tasso, season with salt and pepper and cook for 3-4 minutes or until shrimp are done.
  4. Pour cream sauce over pasta and portion out shrimp and tasso.


  • 1 lb(s). Assoluti® Pasta, Bow Tie, Farfelle
  • 2-3 Tbsp. base, shrimp
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp. black pepper
  • 3 lb(s). Empire's Treasure® Shrimp, Large , peeled
  • 1 qt. Nature's Best Dairy® Cream, Heavy
  • 1/4 Cup(s) oil
  • 2 Cup(s) onion(s), diced
  • 1 Tsp. salt
  • 1 lb(s). tasso, pureed