Homemade Vodka Sauce

Pat Duran


This is how I make my own Vodka Sauce for pasta, chicken and burgers...you will find many ideas to use this sauce- like lasagna, and spaghetti, etc.
Recipe makes about 7 1/2 cups- you can freeze any extra for later use,in freezer containers.

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makes about 7 1/2 cups
5 Min
1 Hr


1 large
sweet onion, chopped
5 clove
garlic, roughly chopped
3 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil
2 can(s)
28 oz. ea. of crushed tomatoes
1 1/4 c
vodka, premium quality
2 c
heavy cream
4 Tbsp
fresh basil, finely chopped
5 1/2 oz
can tomato paste
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Homemade Vodka Sauce


  • 1Sauté onion, garlic and olive oil in a large saucepan or small kettle until translucent. Do not overcook or brown.
  • 2Add both cans of crushed tomatoes and vodka.
  • 3Cook 1/2 hour until alcohol has burned off.
  • 4Add heavy cream and basil. Stir to blend ingredients.
  • 5Add tomato paste as desired. If you want a thinner sauce, use less tomato paste. Stir to blend.
    Simmer 1/2 hour.Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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About Homemade Vodka Sauce

Course/Dish: Marinades, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy