Penne With Sun-Dried Tomato Vodka Sauce

Total Time
25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

Found in The Best Simple Recipes. Top pasta with grated parmesan for added flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring 4 quarts water to boil in a large pot. Meanwhile, process half of tomatoes in food processor until smooth. Transfer to bowl. Stir in vodka and remaining tomatoes.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Add onion and sun-dried tomatoes and cook until onion is softened, about 3 minutes. Add garlic, red pepper flakes and italian seasoning and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in tomato-vodka mixture and 1/2 teaspoon salt and simmer until slightly thickened, 8 to 10 minutes. Add cream and cook until heated through, about 1 minute.
  3. Meanwhile, add 1 tablespoon salt and pasta to boiling water and cook until al dente. Reserve 1/2 cup cooking water, drain pasta, and return to pot. Add sauce and toss to combine, adding reserved pasta water as needed. Season with salt and pepper. Serve.
Most Helpful

5 5

Yum! I added an extra clove of garlic and used half/half in place of the cream. Made for New Kids on the Block Tag game. :)

5 5

this sauce was fantastic! We used it on pasta and later with meatballs. My boyfriend was obsessed and usually doesn't like things with cream. I too added more garlic (always!). Thanks!