Penne & Sausages a La Vodka

Recipe by CountryLady
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prick sausage casings several times& cook in lightly salted, boiling water for 3 minutes.
  • Drain, cool& slice into rounds about 1/2 inch thick.
  • Melt butter& oil in a very large skillet.
  • Add sausages, onion & garlic; cook on medium heat until sausages are lightly browned.
  • Add peppers & zucchini & cook for 2 minutes.
  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.
  • Add penne & cook, according to package directions, until al dente (approx 9 minutes).
  • Drain well.
  • In the meantime, add tomato sauce, salt, pepper & cumin to the sausage mixture.
  • Simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 6 minutes or until sauce starts to thicken.
  • Add vodka & cook for another minute, stirring constantly.
  • Add the cream, nutmeg& Parmesan; simmer for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add pasta to skillet; toss or stir well and serve sprinkled with parsley & additional Parmesan.
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