Creamy Tomato-Vodka Sauce

Creamy Tomato-Vodka Sauce

Be adventuresome with a classic Italian pasta sauce made with organic tomatoes, onions, garlic and a touch of vodka and whipping cream.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
small onion, chopped (1/3 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (28 oz) Muir GlenĀ® organic crushed tomatoes with basil, undrained
1/2
cup vodka
1
teaspoon sugar
1/4
teaspoon coarse salt (kosher or sea salt)
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1/2
cup whipping cream
  1. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic in oil 3 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly, until crisp-tender.
  2. Stir in tomatoes, vodka, sugar, salt and pepper. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in whipping cream. Heat just until hot.
  3. Serve over cooked pasta as desired.
Makes 6 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
You can use broth for the vodka. The sauce will just have a much different flavor.
Serve-With
Try fettuccine or penne with this sauce; they're both good choices. Top servings with a generous sprinkling of freshly shredded Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 270mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.