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Penne with Spicy Vodka Tomato Cream Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy Penne with Spicy Vodka Tomato Cream Sauce recipe? Learn how to make Penne with Spicy Vodka Tomato Cream Sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jlarue2136

Makes 6 servings



A nice change form your typical tomato sauce! If your worried about the alcohol, don't be! It cooks off and can not be tasted! It simply helps to enhance the flavors

Recipe Ingredients for Penne with Spicy Vodka Tomato Cream Sauce

1 pound uncooked whole wheat penne pasta
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
28 ounce crushed tomatoes
3/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons vodka
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
7 ounce sweet Italian sausage

Recipe Directions for Penne with Spicy Vodka Tomato Cream Sauce

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  2. In large skillet, heat oil over moderate heat. Remove casing from sausage and add to skillet. Cook, breaking up the meat, until brown. Add garlic and red pepper and cook, stirring until garlic is golden brown.

  3. Add tomatoes and salt; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.

  4. Add vodka and cream and bring to boil. Reduce heat to low and add pasta, toss for 1 minute. Stir in fresh parsley and serve

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 261.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
404
Calories from Fat
71
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.9g
12%
Saturated Fat
3.4g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
24mg
8%
Sodium
752mg
31%
Potassium
97mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
65.5g
22%
Dietary Fiber
12.4g
50%
Sugars
7.5g
Protein
20.9g
Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 11% Iron 34%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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