Penne with Creamy Vodka Sauce

Grace Pulley

By
@Gracie58

It doesn't get much quicker or simple than this when it comes to getting dinner on the table fast. This is a family favorite and is perfect when you want a light meal that is full of flavor and filling.


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Serves:

6-8

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1-16 oz box
penne pasta
2-15 oz can(s)
tomato sauce
1/2 c
vodka
1 c
heavy cream
1/2 c
grated pecorino romano or parmesan cheese
salt and coarsely ground black pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook the penne according to the package directions, drain and keep warm.
2
Combine the tomato sauce and vodka in a large saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.
3
Decrease the heat to low and stir in the cream. Simmer for 1 minute to heat through.
4
Add the cooked penne and the cheese and cook for 1 minute to heat through. Remove from the heat and season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy