Thursday, February 19, 2009

Penne alla Vodka

Penne alla Vodka pretty easy Weight Watchers 5 points
2 t olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
28 oz whole tomatoes in puree, coarsely chopped
1/4 t crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 c minced parsley (I think too much)
1/2 c evaporated skimmed milk
2 T vodka
8 c hot cooked penne pasta

1. In a large, nonstick saucepan, heat the oil. Add the onion & garlic; cook, stirring as needed until softened, about 5 minutes.
2. Stir in the tomato and pepper flakes; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, until the sauce is slightly thickened, 10 minutes.
3. Stir in the parsley, milk, and vodka; cook until heated through, about 1 minute. Place the penne in a large serving bowl; add the tomato mixture and toss to coat. 8 servings

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