Penne a la Vodka I

Penne a la Vodka I


"Penne in a rose sauce with bacon, deglazed with vodka. Skol!"


servings 773 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 773 kcal
  • 39%
  • Fat:
  • 45 g
  • 69%
  • Carbs:
  • 70.1g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 20.3 g
  • 41%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 103 mg
  • 34%
  • Sodium:
  • 701 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook and drain the penne pasta. Set aside.
  2. In a pan or skillet, sweat thinly sliced onions, crushed garlic and bacon.
  3. Add diced tomato and deglaze (cook until alcohol has evaporated) with vodka. Add crushed tomatoes and cream.
  4. Reduce sauce until thickened and season with salt and pepper. Add to pasta, toss and serve. Bon appetite!
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  1. 51 Ratings


I am a huge pasta lover, and let me say, I was not disappointed with this dish! Substituted Italian pancetta for actual bacon, added in a pinch of Italian seasoning and used rotini spirals since...

This was my first attempt at an a la vodka sauce and my entire family went back for seconds! I did make some changes, though. After the addition of the chopped tomatoes, I took my immersion blen...

I only rated this recipe as a three out of confusion. When I made this last week by fiance adored it, and said it was the best vodka sauce he ever had . . . while on the other hand I couldn't e...

This was one of the best vodka sauces I have ever tasted. Before I added the pasta, I couldn't stop tasting it! It is great for a crowd since it can be prepared ahead of time.

GREAT of my favs. I modify a little, sometimes using regular spaghetti sauce instead of crushed tomatoes and a can of diced tomatoes...all the same basic idea. Usually use less onio...

I have tried many many different Penne a la Vodka recipes, and this is by far THE BEST I have yet to encounter! Although I didn't follow the recipe EXACTLY, I would never have thought of making...

This was very good and very rich. The flavor was excellent. Next time, I'll saute the bacon separately so that it will crisp up. Thank you, Matt and Dave!

I LOVED this sauce and so did my family. I was looking for a rose sauce and found this. YUM!! The 1st time I made it I had everything on hand except for the vodka so I left that out and it wa...

I made this for my in laws after I had tried a similar recipe while vacationing in Italy. It was a huge hit with everyone. I will definately make it again.