Traditional Penne alla vodka
30 minutes total
Pennette alla vodka is a classic Italian pasta dish that is loved by many. This creamy and flavorful recipe is made with penne pasta, tomato sauce, cream, and a splash of vodka. It's a perfect dish for a cozy night in or a dinner party with friends. The combination of tangy tomato sauce and smooth cream, with a hint of vodka, creates a delicious and unique flavor that will leave you wanting more. This recipe is easy to make and is sure to impress your guests. So, let's get started and learn how to make this delicious penne alla vodka recipe!
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|320 g (11,3 oz)||Barilla® Penne rigate|
|1||chili pepper (to taste)|
|200 g||smoked pancetta, into small cubes|
|1/2||glass of vodka|
|300 g||tomato pulp|
|to taste||Salt and black pepper|
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Here are 4 easy steps for a delicious penne alla vodka recipe:
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)
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)
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
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.
- Black pepper
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