Penne alla Vodka

Serves 4

Shopping List

  • Package of Penne or Pennette
  • Can of Whole Tomatoes
  • Onion
  • Heavy Whipping Cream
  • Vodka
  • Parmesan
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Pantry List

  • Butter
  • Crushed Red Pepper
  • Salt
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  • Cut the onion into large pieces that can be removed once sautéed. In a saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
  • Add the onion sauté until they are translucent. Place the food mill on top of the saucepan and pass the tomatoes and their sauce through it, producing a smooth tomato sauce.
  • Add the vodka, crushed red pepper and salt. Allow to simmer for 45 minutes. Remove from heat and add the heavy cream and stir well.
  • In the meanwhile, bring a pot of water to boil. Add a handful of salt to the water and add the pasta. Cook to al dente according to the time on the package.
  • Drain the pasta, return it to the pot, and pour the sauce over it. Serve immediately topped with grated Parmesan.

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