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    Pasta With Pink Vodka Sauce and Sausage

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    RedVinoGirl's Note:

    This is one that I adopted from Emeril. It's actually a recipe I've been making for years and then found his. I always use a great quality hot turkey or hot chicken italian sausage for this and find that it's just as good as the real deal, however, the true recipe calls for real hot italian sausage. I make it a bit spicier and usually serve this with penne or farfalle. If I don't spice it up too much, even my 2 and 4 year old love this one.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6

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    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Bring a medium saucepan of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook until just al dente, 5 to 6 minutes. Drain in a colander and return to the saucepan.
    2. 2
      Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the sausage and cook, stirring, until browned and all pink has disappeared, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the onions, salt, and red pepper flakes and cook, stirring, until the onions are soft and golden, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the tomatoes and cook, stirring, until thick, about 2 minutes. Add the vodka and cook until the sauce reduced by half, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in the cream and cook until the sauce thickens, about 2 minutes. Stir in the basil and remove from the heat.
    3. 3
      Toss the sauce with the pasta to coat evenly and transfer to a pasta bowl for serving. Top with cheese and sprig of basil and serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 09, 2009

      55

      Yum!! I LOVE vodka sauce so much! I usually buy it pre-made from the store, but I tried this recipe and now I always make it homemade. I used 6 hot italian sausages, 1/2 white onion, 1 small red pepper and more red pepper flakes. I served it over whole wheat penne, but any pasta is good in my books! I have also made this sauce with sliced chicken breast, it is very good aswell. Thanks for a great recipe!!

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    • on November 24, 2008

      55

      This sauce is to die for, I have made other vodka sauces in the past nothing comes close to this one, I used frozen fresh basil that I store in my freeze from my summer's crop, I also increased the chili flakes way up and used bulk Italian sausage in place of the turkey sausage, use half of each crushed and drained diced tomatoes, I doubled the complete recipe and i think I really should have tripled it this is so good, what a great recipe I will repeat many times, thank you for sharing ChicagoRN!

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    • on July 18, 2011

      55

      Excellent. Rich flavors, easy to make.

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    Nutritional Facts for Pasta With Pink Vodka Sauce and Sausage

    Serving Size: 1 (355 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 610.6
     
    Calories from Fat 180
    29%
    Total Fat 20.0 g
    30%
    Saturated Fat 8.3 g
    41%
    Cholesterol 65.4 mg
    21%
    Sodium 1195.8 mg
    49%
    Total Carbohydrate 74.0 g
    24%
    Dietary Fiber 6.1 g
    24%
    Sugars 5.6 g
    22%
    Protein 26.8 g
    53%

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