Rigatoni With Vodka Sauce

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is a simple yet elegant dish. The vodka gives you a slight tingle of heat! Perfect served with garlic bread. This recipe is also nice with Italian Sausage browned with the onions and garlic. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute onions and garlic in olive oil over medium heat until soft and translucent in a large skillet or pot.
  2. Stir in the spaghetti sauce and vodka and simmer over medium low heat until sauce reduces, about 15 minutes.
  3. Stir heavy cream into the sauce and simmer over low heat until completely heated though.
  4. Add the cooked pasta to the sauce, tossing to coat well. Top with parmesean cheese.


Most Helpful

Man this is good! I really liked the jarred vodka sauce until I tried this. It is fantastic, really nothing like the jarred sauce (which I will never buy again). I made as written but I think next time I will try with the italian sausage as suggested. Thanks for the keeper KPD!

KLBoyle August 29, 2007

Loved this recipe. Definitely a keeper. Even my husband liked this one.(hard to please) I added some diced roma tomatoes and sliced mushrooms to the sauce. Is a great meal for vegitarian guests. Thanks

goldstein December 10, 2006

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