penne alla vodka (low fat)

Penne Alla Vodka (low Fat) Recipe

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Mary-Ann D'Antonio


My mom would make this recipe, for the adults, on Christmas Eve. I was very happy when I became an adult so I could try it and when I did I loved it.


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10 Min
20 Min


  • 1 box
    penne rigate (ronzoni smart taste)
  • 1/2 c
    frozen peas
  • 2 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 c
    marinara sauce
  • 4 oz
    fat-free cream cheese, broken into chunks
  • 1/3 c
    chopped onions

How to Make penne alla vodka (low fat)


  1. Cook pasta in large pot of salted boiling water as box directed. Add peas just before draining pasta.
  2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a medium saucepan. Add onion; cover and cook over medium heat three minutes.
  3. Add vodka; boil until evaporated, about two minutes. Stir in marinara sauce; simmer two minutes to blend flavors.
  4. Stir in cream cheese and cook, stirring until melted.
  5. Drain pasta and peas. Return to pot; add sauce and gently toss to combine.

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About penne alla vodka (low fat)

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

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