Delicious Homemade Vodka Sauce
Serving Size / Yield
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 lg. shallot
- 1/4 yellow onion
- 2 Tbs. olive oil
- 1 14.5-oz. can whole tomatoes, drained
- 3 fresh tomatoes, chopped
- 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
- 1/2 C. heavy cream
- 1/4 C. vodka
- 1 Tbs. all purpose flour (if necessary for thickening)
In a saucepan, brown garlic, shallots and onion in olive oil, about 5 minutes. Add canned tomatoes, fresh tomatoes and crushed red pepper. Mix, breaking up tomatoes, and let cook on medium to high heat for 5-10 minutes. Add heavy cream and vodka and stir. Let cook for 5-10 minutes. If the mixture doesn't thicken, quickly stir in 1 Tbs. flour. Keep heated until serving.
Serve over cooked penne or rigatoni or pasta of your choice.