Easy Vodka Sauce Recipe
Creamy, Short-Cut Method
This easy sauce starts with store-bought marinara. Add a touch of vodka to bring out all the flavor in the tomatoes, and finish it with cream cheese and Romano for an easy short-cut penne alla vodka!
Olive oil Marinara sauce pepper flake Vodka Cream cheese Romano Cheese
If your vodka sauce needs a little sweetness, add a tablespoon or so of balsamic vinegar. It brings sweetness and also a bit of tang.
Heat oil. Add chili flakes to flavor the oil.
Stir in marinara and vodka and reduce for a few minutes.
Add cream cheese, Romano, and balsamic (if it needs it).
Toss with al dente penne and a little of the cooking water.
Bake as a casserole or serve as-is.
You'll love this short cut vodka sauce, I promise!
You can also use your short-cut sauce as pizza sauce! This is known as "drunken Grandma" pie, and it is as delicious as the name is funny! Add your favorite toppings for a fun twist to pizza night.
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