Doreen’s Penne pasta with Vodka Sauce

Penne Pasta with Vodka Sauce

Vodka Sauce 

Prepare this delicious sauce the night before, so the flavors can meld.

1 pint of heavy cream

1/4 cup Vodka

1 ( 8  ) ounce can tomato sauce

1/4 cup olive oil

1 medium onion chopped (use food processor)

1/4 prosciutto slab type chopped, slice and use food processor.


Heat oil and , chop onion and put in pot, simmering for 5 minutes.

Add prosciutto , chopped, and brown for 5 minutes.

Raise the heat on stove, and add Vodka, then lower heat , add tomato sauce  and cook 10 minutes.

This amount of sauce is for 1 pound of pasta.

Please Note:   This recipe is from a former co-worker Ronni Germaine, who has moved to a southern sunny state, yet her recipe remains with my collection.

Second Note:   Another Cook ( friend) suggests that  For a richer flavor:   add oregano and another 1/4 cup vodka and simmer for 10 min longer.

Penne Pasta w/ Vodka Sauce : Amounts for 3 trays of Penne = 4 pounds of pasta.

4 lbs. pasta

6 qts heavy cream

1 1/2 cups Vodka

1/1/2 c. Olive oil

10 8 ounce cans tomato sauce plus 2 cups of water

5 medium onions

Recipe: Brisket of Beef

1 Brisket of Beef   ? amt of lbs

Using a ” Brown and Serve ” bag ( not the Turkey size), place the brisket meat, 1 lb of baby carrots, 2/1/2 lbs. red potatoes, 1 inch square diced, 1 bottle of French dressing.

Bake at 300 degrees for 4 hours or longer.

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