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How to make penne alla vodka

A spicy, creamy and rich dish you will enjoy any day of the week.

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Ingredients

Ingredients

Take a heavy sauce pan and put it over medium heat. Add the oil

Take a heavy sauce pan and put it over medium heat. Add the oil

Let's kick it up a notch, add some pepper flakes and let this cook a minute or two. Do not burn it\ud83d\ude12

Let's kick it up a notch, add some pepper flakes and let this cook a minute or two. Do not burn it๐Ÿ˜’

Add your vodka to the marinara sauce. I used my marinara sauce, you can use homemade or a store bought jar of marinara sauce.

Add your vodka to the marinara sauce. I used my marinara sauce, you can use homemade or a store bought jar of marinara sauce.

Mix it well

Mix it well

My oil is fragrant, I will now turn off the stove. You do the same, we don't want to spark a fire with the vodka we are adding to the pot

My oil is fragrant, I will now turn off the stove. You do the same, we don't want to spark a fire with the vodka we are adding to the pot

Carefully  add the marinara and vodka to the pot. After you added the marinara and vodka to the pot, it is safe to turn your stove back on.\u263a

Carefully add the marinara and vodka to the pot. After you added the marinara and vodka to the pot, it is safe to turn your stove back on.โ˜บ

The sauce has now reduced, I will add the cream. Oh my this sauce is about to get rich and creamy\ud83d\ude0d\ud83d\ude0d. Simmer this another 5 minutes

The sauce has now reduced, I will add the cream. Oh my this sauce is about to get rich and creamy๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜. Simmer this another 5 minutes

For a healthier version try using yogurt in place of the heavy cream.

Now let's add my favorite ingredient to bring this dish over the top, Parmesan cheese. It's a must,so please do not leave out.\ud83d\ude09\ud83d\ude09 Cook the sauce until the grated cheese has melted Into it. Nomnom

Now let's add my favorite ingredient to bring this dish over the top, Parmesan cheese. It's a must,so please do not leave out.๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜‰ Cook the sauce until the grated cheese has melted Into it. Nomnom

My sauce is now ready to be devoured. Check for salt and add it to taste.\u263a

My sauce is now ready to be devoured. Check for salt and add it to taste.โ˜บ

Prepare your pasta according to the box instructions. Reserve some of the cooking water

Prepare your pasta according to the box instructions. Reserve some of the cooking water

Add the vodka sauce to the penne

Add the vodka sauce to the penne

Serve very hot, add more vodka sauce over the pasta if you like. Add more cheese too, it doesn't hurt. That's how I enjoy it:)

  • 3.0c Marinara sauce(see my guide)
  • 1.0lb Penne pasta, cooked al dente
  • 0.0c Vodka
  • 0.0c Heavy cream or half and half
  • 0.0c Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1.0Tbsp Olive oil
  • 0.0tsp Pepper flakes or more if you like
  • Salt to taste