Penne with Creamy Vodka Sauce

  • Prep 15 min.
  • Total 10 min.
  • Serves 4
  • Penne with Creamy Vodka Sauce
This recipe will win you many accolades with its bright, luscious sauce.

POSTED IN: Dinner, Popular, Quick & Easy, Tomato Sauce, Vegetarian

What You'll Need

  • 5 1/2

    cup Prego® Garden Harvest Chunky Tomato, Onion & Garlic Italian Sauce

  • 1/4

    cup vodka

  • 1/3

    cup chopped fresh basil leaves

  • 1/4

    teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 1/2

    cup heavy cream

  • 16

    ounce (1 package) penne pasta, cooked and drained

  • 1/4

    cup grated Parmesan cheese

How to Make It

  • 1

    Heat the sauce, vodka, basil and pepper in a 3-quart saucepan over medium heat until the mixture comes to a boil. Remove from the heat and stir in the cream.

  • 2

    Put the pasta in a large serving bowl. Pour the sauce mixture over the pasta. Toss to coat.

  • 3

    Sprinkle with the cheese.

CHOOSE TASTE. CHOOSE PREGO.

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR A MEAL EVERYONE WILL LOVE
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THE SIMPLE TRICK TO MAKE SAUCES THAT STICK.

Don't Rinse Your Pasta

Don't rinse your pasta after cooking it. Doing this washes the starch off the surface, which is what helps the sauce cling to it.