Garlicky Vodka Alfredo

Garlicky Vodka Alfredo

Jackie Fernandez 6

"Garlic with a hint of vodka. What's not to love?"


25 m servings 1284 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 1284 kcal
  • 64%
  • Fat:
  • 80.2 g
  • 123%
  • Carbs:
  • 88.1g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 40 g
  • 80%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 239 mg
  • 80%
  • Sodium:
  • 1276 mg
  • 51%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly-salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook until al dente, 8 to 10 minutes; drain.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook the garlic in the oil about 3 minutes. Stir in the butter, cream, chicken stock, and vodka; bring to a simmer. Add the Parmesan cheese, Asiago cheese, salt, and pepper; stir. Mix the pasta into the sauce and stir to coat. Allow to simmer about 3 minutes more. Garnish with fresh basil to serve.
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***NOTE FROM JACKIE*** Edit: vodka content WRONG!!! Recipe submitted with WRONG vodka measurement. Please use only 1/2 CUP vodka (or more or less...) Sorry for the error!!!

1. This recipe calls for way too much vodka. I doubled the recipe and added 3 cups of vodka (2.5 cups at 80 proof and 0.5 cup at 100 proof). As I was making the alfredo, I accidentally forgot ...

This turned out okay. Even though I only added the recommended 1/2 cup of vodka I thought it was an overwhelming alcohol flavor. I was surprised at how much better it tasted the next day though!

Vodka amount edited to 1/2 cup by AR staff on 7/1/2008.

My family really liked this dish. I added Parmesan and risotto cheese and it just turned it out.

Was a big hit! Everyone loved it

I also agree that the sauce had a bit too much Vodka in it. Perhaps cutting it down to less than a cup of Vodka will not only take out the powerful alcohol flavor but also with the soupy sauce t...

Really nice lighter cream sauce (lighter than a traditional Alfredo). Made with fresh spinach fettuccini, steamed broccoli and grilled chicken

I made this, just without the vodka, and it was amazing. Put it over mushroom stuffed ravioli with a side of Broccoli Rabe! Really great recipe, super easy; I will definitely be making this agai...