Skip to main content

Velvet Vodka Penne: A Decadent Delight

Penne alla Vodka

About the Dish:

Penne alla Vodka is a classic Italian pasta dish that combines the richness of a creamy tomato sauce with a touch of vodka. The sauce is made with crushed tomatoes, heavy cream, garlic, and a splash of vodka, which adds a subtle depth of flavor. This dish is perfect for a cozy night in or for entertaining guests. The creamy sauce pairs perfectly with the penne pasta, creating a comforting and satisfying meal.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 500mg
Total Carbohydrates 40g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 5g
Protein 8g


Ingredient Quantity
Penne Pasta 1 pound
Olive Oil 2 tablespoons
Garlic, minced 3 cloves
Crushed Tomatoes 1 can (28 ounces)
Heavy Cream 1 cup
Vodka 1/4 cup
Salt 1 teaspoon
Black Pepper 1/2 teaspoon
Red Pepper Flakes 1/4 teaspoon
Grated Parmesan Cheese 1/2 cup

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: Cook the penne pasta according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • Step 2: In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Step 3: Add the crushed tomatoes to the skillet and stir to combine. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Step 4: Stir in the heavy cream and vodka. Season with salt, black pepper, and red pepper flakes. Simmer the sauce for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Step 5: Add the cooked penne pasta to the skillet and toss to coat it in the sauce. Cook for an additional 2 minutes, until the pasta is heated through.
  • Step 6: Serve the Penne alla Vodka hot, garnished with grated Parmesan cheese. Enjoy!

Leave a Reply