Recipe courtesy of Keith Neubert

Pasta with High Octane Tomato Vodka Sauce

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Extra-virgin olive oil

1/2 medium onion, diced

2 cloves garlic, diced

1/4 cup vodka

1/4 cup white wine

2 (16 ounce) cans of diced tomatoes

1/2 cup heavy cream

1 teaspoon of fresh rosemary, finely chopped

Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Penne pasta

Parmesan cheese


  1. Heat olive oil in saucepan on medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until soft. Add vodka and wine and cook for 5 minutes. Add tomatoes and cook at a simmer for 8 minutes. Add heavy cream and chopped rosemary and cook over low heat for 10 minutes, until the flavors have combined. Season the sauce with salt and pepper. Cook pasta in boiling water for 8-10 minutes or until done. Toss pasta with sauce and cheese and serve.