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Penne Alla Vodka Pasta

This classic Italian dish features penne pasta in a rich and creamy vodka sauce, perfect for a cozy night in.

May 14, 2023
95% would make again
Penne Alla Vodka Pasta


for 3 servings

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 lb ground beef (455 g)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 28 oz crushed tomato (795 g), 1 can
  • ½ cup vodka (120 mL)
  • ½ teaspoon red chili flake
  • ½ cup heavy cream (120 mL)
  • 4 cups penne pasta (400 g)
  • fresh parsley, to garnish
  • ½ cup Parmesan (110 g), to garnish

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 1299
  • Fat 65g
  • Carbs 104g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Sugar 18g
  • Protein 70g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Heat oil in a large pot over high heat. Cook onion until translucent.
  2. Add beef, salt, and pepper, cooking until all the moisture has evaporated and the beef is browned.
  3. Add crushed tomatoes, vodka, and chili flakes, stirring and cooking until half of the liquid has evaporated and the sauce has reduced.
  4. Add cream, stirring until evenly incorporated.
  5. Stir in pasta until evenly coated.
  6. Serve with parsley and parmesan.
  7. Nutrition Calories: 1753 Fat: 69 grams Carbs: 193 grams Fiber: 13 grams Sugars: 22 grams Protein: 93 grams
  8. Enjoy!
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Penne Alla Vodka Pasta