Easy creamy pepper sauce

Easy creamy pepper sauce

Easy creamy pepper sauce is the perfect accompaniment to a juicy grilled steak and takes only a few minutes to knock together.
Course Gluten free, Sauce, Side Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Alida Ryder


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 red onion finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 cups whipping/heavy cream
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • salt to taste


  • Melt the butter in a frying pan then add the onion and saute until soft.
  • Add the garlic and cook for another 30 seconds before adding the pepper and herbs.
  • Gently toast the pepper until fragrant then pour in the cream.
  • Season with lemon juice and salt and allow to simmer gently for 10-15 minutes until the sauce has reduced and thickened to your preference. 
  • Serve.