Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

This recipe is quick and simple.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil and butter in a sauce pan.
  2. Smack the garlic with a knife and add to olive oil with the onion.
  3. Cook until garlic is slightly brown and onion is clear.
  4. 4 minutes.
  5. Add prosciutto to mix and cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Chop tomatoes in a food processor with quick pluses until finely chopped.
  7. Don't over pluse.
  8. Add tomatoes to mix and cook for 5 minutes,simmering.
  9. Add bay leaf, crushed red pepper and salt and pepper to taste.
  10. Add vodka to mix and cook for 10 minutes, simmering.
  11. Cook penne until al dente.
  12. Remove garlic cloves from sauce.
  13. Add heavy cream, mix well and simmer 1 minute.
  14. Toss penne with sauce and sprinkle parsley over the pasta and service.
Most Helpful

I have a version of this recipe in "The Sopranos" cookbook. It is HEAVENLY! So glad someone shared it here. It is easy but so flavorful and dressy enough for guests. YUM! I highly recommend this one.

MrsSnax November 24, 2004