Penne Alla No Vodka

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Shabby Sign Shoppe

This was created while making Penne alla Vodka when I realized I was out of Vodka. Oh NO! I made a few changes to a recipe I'd used in the past and my family thought it was perfect without the Vodka. I was given orders not to change a thing next time. This makes a great meal served with grilled Italian sausage on the side or mixed with the pasta & "pink" sauce.

Top Review by bethybdm

This was delicious and I didn't miss the vodka at all. Perfect dinner for my 4 and 2 year old. The only change I made was I diced half and onion and sautéed it with the garlic. It gave the sauce more depth. Also, I didn't have any fresh basil on hand and I didn't miss it. Yum! Will make again for sure!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In one pot boil water for pasta.
  2. In a heavy pot melt the butter.
  3. Add the garlic and cook until golden brown.
  4. Add the tomatoes, crushed pepper, onion powder, basil, Italian seasoning, pepper and salt.
  5. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Cook the pasta as directed.
  7. Stir in the cream and cook for 2 minutes stirring alot.
  8. Add the pasta to the pot with the sauce and mix until it is all coated over the pasta.
  9. Serve immediately with freshly grated cheese.

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