Pasta with Lemon Vodka Sauce

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(7 votes) 4 7

The heavy cream sauce that covers this pasta is a grown-up version of alfredo.

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Ingredients

  • 2 lb. pasta
  • 4 large lemons
  • 1/2 C. vodka
  • 2 C. heavy cream
  • 1 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 C. chopped parsley
  • 1 1/2 C. Parmesan cheese

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Directions

In large pot bring water to boil with 1/2 C. salt and cook pasta for 8-10 minutes. Grate rind of one lemon and reserve and squeeze the juice of all lemons and reserve. In medium sauce pan heat vodka and heavy cream until it thickens. Add the lemon rind and juice to the cream mixture. Stir well. Add in the pepper, parsley and parmesan. Heat for 1 minute and remove from heat. Drain pasta and place in large pasta bowl. Pour the creamed mixture over it and toss well. Serve. Place extra parmesan on table for guests.

Reviews (4)

  • I question the amount of salt specified in line one of the directions. 1/2 cup must be an error.

    Flag as inappropriate pac32571  |  September 14, 2009

  • we loved it makin' it again tonight!

    Flag as inappropriate nikitabesch  |  May 7, 2009

  • I added shrimp and spinach to the mixture and it was awsome! I lightly cooked the shrimp in EVOO and then put the spinach in the mixture to wilt and cook up, then added the cooked shrimp!

    Flag as inappropriate Milt  |  February 24, 2008

  • I added shrimp and spinach to the mixture and it was awsome! I lightly cooked the shrimp in EVOO and then put the spinach in the mixture to wilt and cook up, then added the cooked shrimp!

    Flag as inappropriate Milt  |  February 24, 2008

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