Penne in Vodka Sauce

Total Time
15 mins
30 mins

Not sure where I got this recipe, but it's easy and tasty. Plan ahead as you need to marinate the red peppers in vodka for 24 hours.

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  1. Soak red peppers in vodka for 24 hours.
  2. Combine cream, butter and tomatoes in heavy large saucepan. Simmer until reduced by 1/3, about 12 minutes.
  3. Cook pasta according to directions. Drain and add to sauce. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Discard red peppers, and add vodka to pasta.
  4. Simmer until sauce thickens, stirring constantly, about 3 minutes. Mix in 3/4 cup Parmesan and parsley.
  5. Serve immediately, passing additional Parmesan and pepper separately.
Most Helpful

5 5

This was delicious. I followed the ingredients exactly except I didn't put in the red peppers because they are too spicy for me. I also cooked it a little different. I added the vodka to the cream mixture so the actual alcohol would simmer out and just leave the flavor. Made for Photo Ttag 07

5 5

Most excellent. The peppery zing really came through in the vodka sauce. Creamy, cheesey and entirely satisfying. A keeper!

5 5

A family favorite. We can't get enough of the sauce. We serve the sauce over angle hair pasta.