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Easy Pasta Recipe: Creamy Vodka Sauce

Easy Pasta Recipe: Creamy Vodka Sauce

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Easy Recipes, Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2
Calories 332 kcal


  • 250 g dried pasta, such as fusilli or fusilli bucati
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons chilli vodka
  • 150 ml double cream
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • A few chives, halved, to serve
  • Freshly grated Parmesan cheese


  • #If you don’t have chilli vodka, add a small, finely chopped chilli at the same time as the garlic and use ordinary vodka instead.# Cook the pasta in salted, boiling water until al dente or according to the timings on the packet.
  • Meanwhile, heat the butter in a small saucepan, add the tomatoes and garlic and cook for 3 minutes. Add the vodka and boil rapidly for 2 minutes. Reduce the heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes, then stir in the cream and simmer gently for a further 5 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Drain the pasta and return it to the warm pan. Add the sauce and mix well. Serve topped with Parmesan, chives and pepper.
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