Homemade Vodka Sauce

Carol Perricone

By
@coolbaker1

My sister got this recipe from a co-worker many years ago. It is so good, that we make this all the time for our families, and serve it to guests at parties. It is always a hit.

It is easy, and delicious. Try it, you won't be disappointed!


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

16oz box
penne pasta, cooked and drained
28oz can(s)
crushed tomatoes
28oz can(s)
whole tomatoes in tomato sauce
6-8 slice
prosciutto, cut into bite size pieces
1 large
onion, chopped
1 c
heavy cream
1/4 c
vodka
1 tsp
each, salt, pepper, basil or to taste
olive oil
1 Tbsp
butter
parmesan cheese to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cover bottom of a large skillet with a thin layer of olive oil. Saute onion in oil until lightly browned.
2
In separate skillet, melt a tablespoon of butter and saute prosciutto until lightly browned (be careful not to burn it).
3
When onion is browned, add both cans of tomatoes, vodka, salt, pepper, and basil. Bring to a low boil.
4
Add heavy cream, and mix well. Add prosiutto with butter at this time. Check seasonings, and you can add a little more vodka if you want.
5
Cover pan, and allow sauce to simmer on low for 1 hour.
6
Meanwhile, cook penne pasta according to package directions, and combine with vodka sauce and parmesan cheese when sauce is done.

Enjoy!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Italian