Vodka Rigatoni


Rigatoni with a tomato cream sauce. Can be frozen.

close up view of Vodka Rigatoni with peas and fresh herbs on a white plate
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
8 servings


  • ¼ pound chopped prosciutto

  • 2 cups heavy cream

  • 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes

  • 1 fluid ounce vodka

  • 1 (7 ounce) jar roasted red peppers

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

  • 1 ½ teaspoons white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (Optional)

  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 pound rigatoni pasta

  • ¼ cup green peas


  1. Drain roasted peppers, reserving a small amount of the liquid. Cut peppers into strips.

  2. Combine prosciutto, cream, crushed tomatoes, vodka, roasted peppers with reserved liquid, parsley, garlic powder, sugar, salt and black pepper, and crushed red pepper in a saucepan. Cover. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, until the sauce comes to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, and transfer to a large serving bowl.

  4. Stir cheese into the sauce. Stir sauce into rigatoni and top with peas.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

558 Calories
31g Fat
54g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 558
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 18g 88%
Cholesterol 103mg 34%
Sodium 1214mg 53%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 19%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 23mg 115%
Calcium 208mg 16%
Iron 4mg 19%
Potassium 508mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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