Penne with Vodka Sauce
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While Penne with Vodka Sauce has a wonderful rich flavor, one serving comes in under 400 calories. Making this 15-minute dish the perfect weeknight meal.
Serves: 8
  • 1 lb. penne pasta
  • 4 cups Marinara Sauce (see recipe link in post)
  • ½ cup vodka
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • fresh basil
  1. Cook penne according to package instructions.
  2. Heat marinara sauce over medium heat. Remove from heat and stir in vodka. Return to a low simmer and cook for 5-7 minutes. Stir in heavy cream and red pepper flakes and heat through.
  3. To serve, toss penne in vodka sauce. Sprinkle with freshly grated parmesan cheese and fresh basil.
Recipe by Lemony Thyme at