Penne Alla Vodka

Penne Alla Vodka

Penne Alla Vodka is one of my favorite pasta dishes and it’s easy to prepare and cook. I use Pecorino cheese to give it a zesty taste. This was my very first recipe that I perfected over the years.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. of Penne Pasta
  • 1 pint of heavy whipping cream or use half & half to reduce calories
  • 1/2 to 2/3 of a small can of tomato paste
  • 4 ounces of Vodka
  • Pecorino cheese
  • Fresh Garlic
  • Olive Oil
  • Oregano
  • White Pepper
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a frying pan on medium heat, add olive oil and fry 4 finely chopped garlic cloves lightly browned.
  2. Let pan cool for 5 minutes before adding tomato paste and heavy whipping cream.
  3. Cook on low heat.
  4. Add tomato paste and spread it around before adding heavy whipping cream.
  5. Add 1 pint of heavy whipping cream.
  6. Stir often until sauce turns pink. Keep stirring until tomato paste is mixed well and broken down.
  7. Add a tbsp of Oregano.
  8. Add Vodka.
  9. Cook for 15 minutes and add 1/2 cup of Pecorino Cheese.
  10. Stir often with the backside of a spoon to crush and break down tomato paste.
  11. Cook for another 15 minutes until sauce thickens a little.
  12. Salt & Pepper to taste.
  13. Total cooking time is 30 minutes.

This recipe serves up to 4 Adults.

Enjoy!

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Grilled Chicken & Garlic Butter Sauce Over Penne

Grilled Chicken & Garlic Butter Sauce Over Penne

This grilled chicken & butter sauce recipe is an easy recipe that takes less than 10 minutes to prepare and about 25 minutes to cook. Add Pecorino Romano to give it that Italian flavor. Enjoy our recipe and browse through more recipes here at Frankie Recipes! Ingredients

  • Minced garlic 4 to 5 cloves
  • Teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • Teaspoon of White Pepper
  • Teaspoon of Oregano
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1 cup of chicken stock
  • 1 pound of thinly sliced Chicken Breast without Rib Meat

Directions

  1. Sautee’ garlic with butter on low heat.
  2. Put up water for Penne.
  3. After 10 minutes or when garlic just turns brown add chicken stock.
  4. Cook chicken stock for 5 minutes and turn off and let sit.
  5. In a frying pan add butter and minced garlic 2 teaspoons.
  6. Add chicken to pan and cook and flip every 5 minutes.
  7. When flipping chicken add garlic sauce on top.
  8. Cook chicken until golden brown and set aside.
  9. Stir all ingredients in a bowl and serve.
  10. Add Pecorino Romano over chicken with penne.

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