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Penne alla Vodka Recipe

Guest Author - Paula Laurita

This creamy tomato sauce will send a tingle down to your toes.

This is one of my favorite tomato sauces. Don't skimp on the quality of the vodka you use. You will taste the difference.

Penne alla Vodka Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbs extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 14 oz can plum tomatoes
  • 1 Tbs heavy cream
  • 1 pound penne pasta
  • 1/4 cup vodka
  • 2 Tbs butter
  • salt
  • Parmesan cheese, freshly grated

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil for the pasta.
  2. In a large skillet heat the olive oil.
  3. Add the onion, oil and a sprinkling of salt. Cook the onion until soft and beginning to caramelize, about 10 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes and their juices, and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Add heavy cream, and remove from heat.
  6. Add pasta to boiling water and cook until al dente.
  7. Add vodka, a few grinds of pepper, and buttter to the skillet. Stir until the butter is melted.
  8. Add the pasta and toss.
  9. Serve with parmesan cheese and freshly ground black pepper.

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This content was written by Paula Laurita. If you wish to use this content in any manner, you need written permission. Contact Cinzia Aversa for details.

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