Penne alla vodka

Penne alla vodka

Serves 2

1 tbsp olive oil

3 garlic cloves, crushed

100g tomato purée

75ml vodka

100ml double cream

160g penne pasta

Salt and black pepper

To serve:

Parmesan (or vegetarian alternative)

Grated Chilli flakes

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan over a medium-high heat and cook the garlic for one minute, stirring. Stir in the tomato purée and cook for two minutes longer.
  2. Add the vodka and allow to bubble for three minutes. Stir in the cream and remove from the heat.
  3. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil over a high heat and cook the penne according to package instructions. Drain, reserving 50ml of the pasta water.
  4. Add the pasta water to the tomato sauce and stir to combine well, then add the pasta. Toss together until fully coated. Season to taste.
  5. Divide into bowls and top with Parmesan and/or chilli flakes, if available.

Per serving: 647kcals, 26.8g fat (12.7g saturated), 70g carbs (6.2g sugars), 13.1g protein, 2.9g fibre, 0.069g sodium