Pasta in Vodka Sauce

Another very good recipe from the PI

Pasta in Vodka Sauce

Serves: 8

Cook time: 5 minutes

Prep time: 30 minutes

1 pound penne or ziti pasta

1 small onion, finely chopped

1 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes

1/4 cup vodka

3/4 cup heavy or light cream

Prepare penne according to package directions.

Meanwhile, in a large, well-oiled skillet over medium-high heat, sauté onion for 5 to 6 minutes or until translucent. Add tomatoes, reduce heat to medium and simmer for 20 minutes.

Add vodka and season (with salt and pepper) and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Add cream and cook just until heated through. In a large bowl, combine drained pasta and sauce.