Grandma's Vodka Sauce

Grandma's Vodka Sauce created by CIndytc

This is a quick and easy sauce. Hope you enjoy!

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  • Put tomatoes in saucepan on medium light.
  • In separate frying pan, coat with olive oil(once around the pan) and fry garlic until it just starts to sizzle, add to tomatoes and stir.
  • Do the same with the onion until the onion is tender(add more oil as needed but not too much)add to tomatoes and stir.
  • Add Basil, prosciutto and vodka to tomatoes. Stir and bring to a boil. Stir frequently when boiling and taste sauce at 5 minute intervals to judge when vodka is reduced down, about 20 minutes.
  • When vodka is sufficiently reduced, remove from heat and stir in cream and cheese.
  • Serve with your favorite pasta and enjoy!
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  1. cmcclain
    Very delicious and very easy! Thanks for the recipe.
  2. gypsygal
    "Super Good!" I made this Vodka Sauce yesterday and DH & I really enjoyed it over our Shrimp and Crabmeat Ravioli. Because I didn't have prosciutto, I used some pre-cooked bacon I had on hand. It worked, but, I will use the prosciutto next time and there Will Be A Next Time. Other than that, I didn't change a thing. This recipe provides a thicker sauce than most. For those who would like a thinner sauce, you could add a little pasta water or a little more vodka & cream/ milk without changing quality or taste. I used my Immersion Blender for smoother sauce, which we prefer. I froze the left-over sauce. Thank you for a great recipe.
  3. Rose G.
    Made this Vodka Sauce to put over Lobster Ravoilli. Turned out great my husband loved it. The only thing I did different was I used a shalotte and 1/2 of a sweet onion, and Italian sweet cream, (what I had on hand) I also used an Immersion blender at the end to make it nice and smooth. I'm Itlalian and make sauce all the time and this one was so fast and easy that I know I will be making it often. Thanks for sharing your Grandma's recipe.
  4. CIndytc
    Grandma's Vodka Sauce Created by CIndytc
  5. CIndytc
    I love Vodka sauce and have tried a couple of recipes and they were not the way I like it. Tried this one and it was fabulous....I used fat free half and half and next time will put in a pinch of red pepper...otherwise we loved it.

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