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Penne a la Vodka II

Rated as 4.53 out of 5 Stars
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"This is an easy recipe. The sauce can be made while you cook the pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 632
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook garlic in olive oil until tender, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, breaking up a bit with fork. Stir in basil, salt and pepper and simmer 15 minutes. Stir in vodka and cook 15 minutes more.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. Stir cream into sauce and cook 10 minutes more. Toss with hot pasta.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 632 calories; 35.8 62.9 12.9 109 221 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Vodka sauces are wonderful and so easy to make! I sauteed some chopped onion in olive oil along with 3 cloves of garlic. I then added 1/4 tsp. of red pepper flakes. I used a 28 oz. can of crushe...

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I've made several a la vodka sauces before, however most used tomato puree or just canned tomato sauce. The idea of using whole peeled tomatos in this recipe is a good one, however that's the o...

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Vodka sauces are wonderful and so easy to make! I sauteed some chopped onion in olive oil along with 3 cloves of garlic. I then added 1/4 tsp. of red pepper flakes. I used a 28 oz. can of crushe...

I've made several a la vodka sauces before, however most used tomato puree or just canned tomato sauce. The idea of using whole peeled tomatos in this recipe is a good one, however that's the o...

I made this for dinner last night - my husband called it "restaurant quality". With the alterations I made, it was closer to another 5-star recipe on this site, "Penne with Spicy Vodka Tomato C...

This is amazing if you mix it together with the penne and let it all cook together at the end for an extra 10 minutes. The sauce thickens and the flavor really comes out. I also used half the a...

Absolutely amazing. I varied the recipe just a bit by using crushed, not whole, tomatoes, and about 3/4s of a pint of heavy cream - but everyone went back for thirds!

Follow this recipe exactly except: Add 1/2 tsp of Red Pepper Flakes to make it slightly spicy that everyone will like... I personally like 1 tsp. Add the cream and simmer for 5 mins, then add...

Wow!! Now I know what to cook for my boyfriend when he comes into town next weekend. I have been experimenting, trying to come up with the perfect dinner for him, and this one definitely is up t...

I have tried countless recipes for vodka sauce. I've also ordered it at restaurants several times. This is the best vodka sauce I've ever had. My husband and everybody I make it for loves it. It...

Very good, but be sure to let the vodka cook "off". Used crushed San Marino tomatoes in place of whole tomatoes as they impart such a wonderful flavor. So easy to customize this recipe by addi...