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penne with creamy vodka sauce

a recipe by
Grace Pulley
Gillette, WY

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.

serves 6-8
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For penne with creamy vodka sauce

  • 1-16 oz box
    penne pasta
  • 2-15 oz can
    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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