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Penne Ala Vodka


Penne Ala Vodka

Penne Ala Vodka



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A mouth watering pasta recipe with cream and a splash of vodka. Do not worry about the vodka as all the alcohol burns out in the cooking process.


  • 1 Tbsp butter

    1 Tbsp olive oil

    1 small onion, chopped fine

    1 Tbsp garlic chopped

    3/4 cup fresh cream

    1/4 cup vodka

    1/4 tsp chilli flakes

    1 can of Italian plum tomatoes deseeded and chopped (you can use regular tomatoes also)

    2 Tbsp freshly grated Parmesan cheese


Melt butter and olive oil in a saucepan with onion and garlic till translucent.

Add tomatoes and cook till almost no liquid remains in pan (med-low heat) stirring frequently.

Add cream, vodka and chilli flakes and boil until thickened to sauce consistency.

Season with salt and pepper. Sauce can be made a day ahead and refrigerated.

Cook penne pasta in a large pot of boiling water with salt till al dente.

Transfer to a bowl.bring sauce to simmer and toss pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan.

Key Ingredients: Butter, olive oil, onion, garlic, cream, parmesan cheese, paprika, tomato

Tags: Cheese, Pasta, Vodka