Tom's Penne alla Vodka

“This is a simple but very elegant dish that's easy to make and cooks in the time it takes to prepare the pasta. It's great as a pasta course or as the main dish.”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter over medium heat in heavy large skillet.
  3. Add prosciutto and cook, stirring until slightly browned.
  4. CAREFULLY add the vodka and flame, shaking the pan until the flames die down.
  5. Raise the heat to medium high and add the heavy cream.
  6. Cook, stirring until sauce slightly thickens and will coat the back of a spoon.
  7. Stir in the tomato paste, a little at a time, just until the sauce turns pink. Add the parmigianno-reggiano and stir.
  8. Drain the pasta thoroughly and add to the pan, stirring or tossing to combine.
  9. Sprinkle with basil and serve.

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