Vodka Sauce


This is a quick and delicious vodka sauce that is easy to prepare as long as you have some of MyPrepTable tomato sauce already made.

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Quick & Simple Vodka Sauce

Always a family hit….with any type of fresh pasta.
Servings 4
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes




  • Heat a sauce pan and add the olive oil.
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  • Sweat off the onions and garlic till they are translucent for about 3-4 minutes and add red pepper flakes.
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  • ***WARNING*** When adding vodka be careful vodka will flair up. Burn off the alcohol. ***WARNING***
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  • Cook the vodka with garlic and onions for 2 minutes.
  • Use the handle to shake the pot back and forth to stir.
  • Add the heavy cream and this will extinguish any remaining flames.
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  • Add the tomato sauce and stir with a wooden spoon and simmer 8-10 minutes to let flavors combine.
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  • Remove the sauce from the stove and add the basil.
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  • Stir the pot and let it rest for 3-5 minutes before serving.


MyPrepTable’s tomato sauce is considered a “mother sauce” which can be used in a variety of ways to create other sauces as in our tasty vodka sauce. This sauce is best placed on fresh pasta and add a dollop of ricotta cheese to enhance the flavors. Feel free to send a message for custom recipes for your needs or questions.
Author: Nikolaos Saragias
Calories: 150kcal
Course: Sauces
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Penne ala Vodka, Vodka


Calories: 150kcal

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