Tomato Cream Sauce With Rigatoni

Recipe by HotMitts
READY IN: 2hrs




  • In large pot cook bacon and onion until bacon close to well browned and onion soft. About 8-10 minutes.
  • While bacon and onion are cooking crush tomatoes by hand in large bowl.
  • Deglaze pot with wine over high heat. Scrape bottom of pot to get all the brown goodness off. Continue until wine is evaporated.
  • Add oil, garlic and red pepper flakes to bacon and onion. Cook 1 minute.
  • Then add tomatoes, sugar, basil, salt, and pepper to pot. Bring to boil.
  • Then lower heat to med; simmer 1 hour uncovered.
  • Add in vodka simmer 5 min then stir in parmesan and cream and cook for 5 min until cheese melted and sauce heated through, stirring constantly. Taste for seasonings.
  • Keep heat on low until ready to serve.
  • Pour several ladles sauce over hot pasta in a big bowl. Give it time to absorb a bit before serving.
  • Serve with freshly grated Parmesan and crusty garlic bread to sop up all that beautiful sauce.