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97% would make again

Penne Alla Vodka

Tasty Team

Ingredients

for 2 servings

  • 8 oz penne pasta (230 g), cooked
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ white onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup vodka (120 mL)
  • 1 ½ cups tomato sauce (390 g)
  • ½ cup heavy cream (120 mL)

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 874
    Fat 34g
    Carbs 97g
    Fiber 6g
    Sugar 12g
    Protein 18g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet.
  2. Add onion and 1 clove of garlic, and cook until onions are translucent.
  3. Add tomato sauce and mix to combine with onion and garlic.
  4. Add vodka, dried basil, red pepper flakes, and salt. Let this to simmer for 2 minutes to allow most of the alcohol to burn off.
  5. Add heavy cream and stir until fully combined. The sauce will turn into a beautiful light orange creamy mixture.
  6. Add cooked pasta to vodka sauce and mix until noodles are fully coated in sauce.
  7. Cover with a lid and let simmer for 5 minutes or until the sauce has reduced by half.
  8. Garnish with basil.
  9. Enjoy!

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