Penne a La Vodka Casserole Recipe

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Submitted by dvanover

Makes 10 servings



Italian Sausage & Penne Pasta

Recipe Ingredients for Penne a La Vodka Casserole

4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 lb sweet italian sausage
1 lb hot italian sausage
4 cups sliced onions
1 3/4 tsp salt
3/4 tsp pepper
1 tsp basil
1 tbsp minced garlic
1/2 cup vodka
32 oz tomatoes
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 tbsp olive oil
1 pound penne pasta
15 oz ricotta cheese
8 oz mozzarella cheese
1 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

Recipe Directions for Penne a La Vodka Casserole

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Heat 2 tablespoons extra-virgin oliv oil in a large skillet or saucepan over hight heat. Add the saudages and cook, stirring until browned, 4-5 minutes. Add the onion, 3/4 tsp salt and the black pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions are just soft, about 4 minutes. Add the basil and garlic and cook stirring for 2 minutes. Add the vodka and tomatoes; reduce the heat to medium-low, and simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally for 40 minutes. Add the Essence and havy cram, stir to mis, and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat.

  3. To cook the pasta, combine 4 quarts water, the 1 tablespoon olive oil, and the remaining 1 teaspoon salt in a large pot over high heat. Bring to a boil, add the pasta, and cook until al dente, 12 to 14 minutes. Remove from the heat and drain well. Combine half of the ricotta cheese and half of the Parmigiano-Reggiano with the remaining 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil in a large mising bowl. Add the pasta and toss to coat evenly. Add the sausage mixture and mix well. Add the remaining ricotta cheese and remaining Parmigiano-Reggiano and mix well.

  4. Transfer the mixture to a 9 by 13 inch baking dish. Sprinkle iwth the mozzarella. Bake until Bubbly and golden, about 45 minutes.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 374.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
666
Calories from Fat
338
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
37.6g
58%
Saturated Fat
14.7g
73%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
127mg
42%
Sodium
1352mg
56%
Potassium
681mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
37.9g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
4.7g
Protein
37.2g
Vitamin A 25% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 44% Iron 19%
* 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
D+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Contains alcohol
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