Penne With Vodka Sauce

Penne With Vodka Sauce
Vodka and Canadian bacon set this tomato sauce apart from other spaghetti sauces. The result is a robustly flavored pasta recipe perfect for winter meals.
Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Cook 25 m



  1. 1 of 6 Bring large pot of lightly salted water to boiling.
  2. 2 of 6 Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook 10 minutes, until softened, adding water if needed to prevent sticking. Add Canadian bacon and vodka; cook 3 minutes. Reduce heat to medium.
  3. 3 of 6 Add pasta to boiling water; cook until al dente, tender yet firm.
  4. 4 of 6 Meanwhile, add tomatoes, tomato sauce, olives, sugar, salt and pepper to skillet; cook over medium heat, stirring, 12 minutes.
  5. 5 of 6 Drain pasta; transfer to bowl.
  6. 6 of 6 Add Parmesan, half-and-half and basil to skillet; heat through. Toss with hot pasta. Serve. Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition Information for Penne With Vodka Sauce
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 3 g fiber, 397 kcal cal., 17 g pro., 919 mg sodium, 13 mg chol., 2 g sat. fat, 63 g carb., 7 g Fat, total