Penne ala Vodka

Eddie Szczerba


Traditional Italian fare,easy to make. And you're gonna love it! And..... Only one pot to clean!!!

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6-12 depending on the portion size
30 Min
30 Min


2 lb
good penne pasta( like barilla)
2 qt
marinara sauce( i use my own)
2 pt
heavy cream
16 oz
romano cheese, grated
1 small
bunch of fresh basil
1 1/2 c

How to Make Penne ala Vodka


  • 1Cook the pasta according to package directions,el dente.
    Strain and reserve.
    Using the same pot as the pasta,turn the heat to high and add the vodka.
    Bring to a light boil and add the sauce stirring frequently,lower the heat to a simmer.
  • 2whisk in the heavy cream,3/4 of the grated cheese and stir frequently until the sauce come to a light boil. Chop the basil coarsely and add about half of it for the sauce and the other is for garnish along with the remainder of the cheese.
  • 3The sauce should be pinkish in color and the alcohol in the vodka will evaporate leaving the flavor of the spirit.
    Serve in pasta bowls with a fork and a spoon so you can get all the goodness!
    I also like to have this with a good loaf of bread and a nice tossed salad,delicious!!
    A little red crushed pepper on it isn't to shabby either!! Enjoy!:)

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About Penne ala Vodka

Course/Dish: Pasta, Other Sauces
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #pot, #One, #COOKING