Garlic Penne Pasta with Tomato Vodka Sauce Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published April 13, 2020
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The homemade vodka sauce of this recipe really makes the dish.

How To Make Penne Pasta with Tomato Vodka Sauce

  • 1 ½ lbs penne pasta
  • 6 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 cup vodka
  • 1/2 Canadian bacon (diced)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 28-oz. tomatoes (crushed)
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper (crushed )
  • 1 medium-sized onion (chopped)
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup Romano cheese (grated)
  1. Sautee the onion and garlic in olive oil for about 5 minutes until they brown.
  2. Add in the tomatoes, Canadian bacon, crushed red pepper, and peas and cook them over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  3. Add in the heavy cream and vodka and continue cooking for 5 more minutes until the sauce thickens.
  4. Meanwhile, in a separate pot, boil the penne pasta until it becomes firm and drain.
  5. Place the pasta on individual plates, top it with tomato-vodka sauce and cheese, and serve.

How To Make Garlic Penne Pasta with Tomato Vodka Sauce

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Cooking Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1 ½ lbs penne pasta
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup vodka
  • 1/2 Canadian bacon diced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 28-oz. tomatoes crushed
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper crushed
  • 1 medium-sized onion chopped
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup Romano cheese grated

Instructions

  1. Sautee the onion and garlic in olive oil for about 5 minutes until they brown.

  2. Add in the tomatoes, Canadian bacon, crushed red pepper, and peas and cook them over medium heat for 5 minutes.

  3. Add in the heavy cream and vodka and continue cooking for 5 more minutes until the sauce thickens. 

  4. Meanwhile, in a separate pot, boil the penne pasta until it becomes firm and drain. 

  5. Place the pasta on individual plates, top it with tomato-vodka sauce and cheese, and serve.

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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 120mg
  • Calories: 299kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 63mg
  • Fat: 26g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 49mg
  • Protein: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 12g
  • Sodium: 116mg
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 631IU
  • Vitamin C: 2mg
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