Penne with Creamy Vodka Sauce

Grace Pulley


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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20 Min
Stove Top


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

How to Make Penne with Creamy Vodka Sauce


  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.

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About Penne with Creamy Vodka Sauce

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

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