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Penne Alla Vodka

Rated as 3.83 out of 5 Stars

"I love this recipe for penne alla vodka. I used to work in a restaurant in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and we used to make this dish a lot. I have made it for all my friends and family and they all love it too and I thought I would share it with you all. Enjoy!"
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Ingredients

55 m servings 319 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Fry bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain some of the drippings from the skillet. Cook and stir garlic with the bacon until garlic is tender, 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Stir tomatoes, salt, and pepper into bacon mixture; simmer for 15 minutes. Pour vodka over bacon mixture; simmer until sauce is slightly reduced, 15 minutes.
  3. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook pasta at a boil, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, 8 to 10 minutes; drain and transfer pasta to a serving bowl.
  4. Stir cream into vodka sauce and simmer until heated through, about 5 minutes. Toss penne and vodka sauce together until coated; sprinkle with nutmeg.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 319 calories; 9.2 g fat; 46 g carbohydrates; 10.7 g protein; 26 mg cholesterol; 273 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Great recipe except it was missing parmesan cheese and red pepper flakes. I didn't add the nutmeg to it. The sauce was a little skimpy. I think it needed a little more sauce. I fried the baco...

Most helpful critical review

I didn't think the bacon went together with this sauce, it sounded good but ended up giving it an odd taste, maybe I would try it again without the bacon next time

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Great recipe except it was missing parmesan cheese and red pepper flakes. I didn't add the nutmeg to it. The sauce was a little skimpy. I think it needed a little more sauce. I fried the baco...

This recipe was very good, I normally do not cook with alcohol but the family really enjoyed this dinner. I made this recipe as written except made 3X the pasta. Although increasing the pasta...

This was exceptional! I especially liked the bacon and the secret ingredient ...freshly grated nutmeg. I used fresh pasta. Next time I will try it with some freshly chopped parsley or basil f...

I didn't think the bacon went together with this sauce, it sounded good but ended up giving it an odd taste, maybe I would try it again without the bacon next time

Only because I owned 1/2 cup of cream did I look up a recipe for Penna alla Vodka. We loved the bacon and nutmeg. I didn't change a thing and will definitely add this to my Top 10. My husband a...

This recipe had a good taste, though the sauce was a little drier than I normally like. Next time I may use not quite the full lb of pasta, or I might add a little more cream and vodka.