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Gluten-free Penne alla vodka

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Gluten-free Penne alla vodka

30 minutes total

If you're looking for a delicious and gluten-free pasta dish, look no further than this recipe for penne alla vodka. This classic Italian dish is made with gluten-free penne pasta, a creamy tomato sauce, and a splash of vodka for a touch of sophistication. It's easy to make and perfect for a cozy night in or a dinner party with friends. So grab your ingredients and let's get cooking!



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Serves 4

320g (11,3oz) Barilla® Gluten-free Penne Rigate
1 baby onion
1 chili pepper (to taste)
200 g GF smoked pancetta, into small cubes
1/2 glass of vodka
300 g tomato pulp
80 ml cream
To taste E.V.O.O
to taste Salt and black pepper


Individuals with allergies or specific dietary concerns should verify that the ingredients they utilize for the recipes comply with their restrictions. *Such a line meets the VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, LACTOSE-FREE AND KOSHER needs


Step 1

here are the four easy steps of the gluten-free penne alla vodka recipe

Step 2

Start with preparing the “soffritto” :or “mirepoix”: slice the baby onion and chop finely. In a pan, heat up some E.V.O.O and cook the baby onion until it turns transparent.

  • Baby onion
  • E.V.O.O. (Extra Virgin Olive Oil)

Step 3

Pour in the pancetta (bacon) cut into small cubes and cook until golden, by mixing regularly. As soon as it achieves a golden colour, blend with vodka on a high heat and let evaporate.

  • Pancetta (Bacon)
  • Vodka

Step 4

Pour in the tomato pulp and reduce the sauce on a low heat, adjust salt. Mix with the cream and stir until obtaining a creamy and soft texture .

  • Tomato pulp
  • Salt
  • Cream

Step 5

bring a large pot of water to a boil, add salt and cook pasta according to package directions. Drain when “al dente” and whisk into the pan with the sauce. Sprinkle black pepper and serve immediately.

  • GF Pasta
  • Salt
  • Black pepper

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  • Pack size 400g