Penne Alla Vodka

Contributed By: Parker


1 package (16 ounces) penne pasta
3 tablespoons butter
2 garlic cloves, minced
4 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto, cut into strips
1 can (28 ounces) whole plum tomatoes, drained and chopped
1/4 cup vodka
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Add prosciutto; cook 2 minutes longer. Stir in tomatoes, vodka, salt and pepper flakes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes. Stir in cream; cook 2 to 3 minutes longer, stirring occasionally.
3. Drain pasta. Add pasta and cheese to sauce; toss to combine.

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Five Star Recipe
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
YIELD: 6 servings.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/3 cups: 504 calories, 19g fat (11g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 966mg sodium, 62g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 19g protein.

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