Notta Pasta with Vodka Sauce

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Notta Pasta with Vodka Sauce

When fresh tomatoes aren't available, we've found canned, seasoned tomatoes a tasty alternative.


6-8 Servings


25 minutes


1-16 oz box Notta Pasta Linguine 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, diced 3 large cloves garlic, minced Pinch of crushed red pepper 1-28 oz can diced tomatoes, with Italian seasonings 1/2 cup vodka 1/2 teaspoon salt
Pepper to taste
1 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon dried basil or 1/4 cup chopped fresh 1/2 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Put a large pot of salted water on to boil.
  2. Put olive oil, onion, garlic and red pepper in large skillet. Over medium-high heat, sauté 1 to 2 minutes or until soft and fragrant but not browned.
  3. Stir in tomatoes, vodka, salt and black pepper. Bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes or until sauce starts to thicken.
  4. Add cream and basil. Boil for 5 minutes.
  5. Process sauce in a blender or food processor until a coarse purée. Return to skillet and simmer 5 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, boil Notta Pasta according to box directions. Drain and quickly rinse.
  7. Remove skillet from heat. Add pasta and Parmesan. Toss and serve.