Pink Vodka Sauce With Pasta (Fast & Easy)

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

No one has to know how simple and quick this recipe is to make. I usually have everything on hand, so it is wonderful for those last-minute dinner guests or late night suppers.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 tablespoons butter (1/3 cup)
  • 13 cup unflavored vodka
  • 1 (24 ounce) jar Classico tomato and basil pasta sauce
  • 1 (8 ounce) container heavy cream
  • 1 (16 ounce) package penne or 1 (16 ounce) package ziti pasta, cooked al dente according to package instructions


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the butter and vodka. Cook over medium heat just until you can't smell the vodka, about 5 minutes. Add the pasta sauce and cream, stirring until combined, and cook until heated.
  2. Serve over cooked pasta.
Most Helpful

Very good... I added 250gr of cooked ground veal and parmesan cheese. Also I added a touch of maple syrup in the final sauce because I think my tomato pasta sauce was a little bit acid. Maple syrup cut acidity very well. Thanks!

dramatic plum-pudding May 31, 2010

Wow! This really was fast and easy and tasted fantastic. I used my own sauce in the equivelent amount listed. I used rotini pasta so the yummy sauce would cling on better. I'll be making this often. Thanx!

*Parsley* October 26, 2009