Penne A La Vodka

An Italian pasta dish made with vodka and penne pasta and with heavy cream, tomatos, onion, and heavy cream. A flavorful,satisfying, and filling meal!

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  • Good for: 6-10

Ingredients

1/4 lb bacon
1 onion
1/4 t. hot pepper seeds
1/4 cup vodka
1 16oz can peeled tomatoes
1 8oz can tomato sauce
1 lb penne pasta
1 pint VERY heavy cream (can be found at Trader Joes)

Penne A La Vodka

Technique

Fry the bacon, drain, and crumble. Drain off some of the grease and add olive oil. Cut the onion into 4ths to oil and brown. Discard onion.

Put pepper seeds, tomatoes and tomato sauce into skillet.  Boil for 5 minutes stirring and mashing tomatoes.  Add Vodka and boil 5 minutes. Add heavy cream and cook 5 additional minutes. Return crumbled bacon to the sauce and toss over prepared Penne pasta. Serve hot.