Pasta alla Vodka is one of the most popular and delicious pastas. These instructions and recipe serve to help you in making this dish especially if you are newer to cooking.
Step 1: Ingredients & Materials
· 1-2 slices of bacon
· 1 garlic clove
· 1 can of diced tomatoes or tomato sauce
· ¼ of a whole onion
· salt and pepper (to taste)
· 4 tablespoons of vodka
· 1-2 cups of desired pasta
· 3 tablespoons of heavy whipping cream
· Parmesan cheese
· Pan and Pot
· Cheese grater
· Spatula for stirring
· Pasta strainer
Step 2: Additional Information
Servings: 1-2 people
Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
Approximate Time for preparation and completion: 1 hour
Chop/dice the garlic, onion and the bacon to
Fry the bacon until browned. This should take about 10 minutes.
-Drain some of the oil form the pan
Mix in the diced garlic and onions into the pan and cook for about 2 minutes.
-After, add in vodka and wait about 3-4 minutes for the alcohol to cook out. Stir occasionally.
Mix in tomatoes, salt and pepper into the pan and leave the pan to simmer on a low heat setting for about 10 minutes.
Bring a medium sized pot of water to a boil.
-When the water is boiling, put the pasta into the pot and stir occasionally.
-Cook the pasta 8-10 minutes and periodically take out a pasta piece and eat it to confirm the texture. The texture must be firm but tender to the bite.
Drain the pasta with a pasta strainer.
While the pasta is straining, add in the whipping cream to the sauce pan and let it simmer for a few minutes.
After, toss the dried pasta into the pan of already prepared vodka sauce until the pasta is coated.
Plate the pasta and sprinkle with desired amount of grated parmesan cheese.
Congratulations you now know how to make Pasta alla Vodka!
It is the perfect dish for easy entertaining and eating. Your guests will not be able to stop stuffing their faces!