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Vegan Penne alla vodka

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Vegan Penne alla vodka

30 minutes total

Looking for a delicious and creamy pasta dish that's completely vegan? Look no further than this recipe for vegan penne alla vodka! Made with a rich and flavorful tomato sauce, smokey pancetta and a splash of vodka for a little extra kick, this dish is sure to satisfy your cravings for comfort food. Plus, it's easy to make and perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a cozy weekend meal. So grab your ingredients and get ready to enjoy a delicious and satisfying bowl of vegan penne alla vodka!



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Serves 4

320 g (11,3 oz) Barilla® Penne rigate
1 baby onion
1 chili pepper (to taste)
200 g Vegan smoked pancetta, into small cubes
1/2 glass of vodka
300 g tomato pulp
80 ml Vegan cream
To taste E.V.O.O
to taste Sea salt and pepper


Individuals with allergies or specific dietary concerns should verify that the ingredients they utilize for the recipes comply with their restrictions.


Step 1

here are the four easy steps of the pasta with vegan pancetta and vodka:

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 Vegan 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.

  • eggplant
  • 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.

  • pasta
  • salt
  • black pepper

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