Easy Vodka Sauce


This great vodka sauce is simple to make. Tastes delicious over any pasta! I especially love it with lobster ravioli.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
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  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 1 cup vodka

  • 2 (28 ounce) cans crushed tomatoes

  • 1 pint heavy cream


  1. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add onion and saute until slightly brown and soft, 5 to 7 minutes. Pour in vodka and let cook for 10 minutes.

    overhead of sauteed onions in pan with wooden spoon

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  2. Mix in crushed tomatoes and cook for 30 minutes.

    overhead of tomatoes in pan with wooden spoon

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  3. Pour in heavy cream and cook for another 30 minutes.

    overhead of vodka cream sauce in pan with wooden spoon

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

355 Calories
27g Fat
14g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 355
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 90mg 30%
Sodium 291mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 15mg 77%
Calcium 89mg 7%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 516mg 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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