1 box Penna ( 1 lb)
10 cloves garlic (chopped)
5 lbs fresh plum tomato (blend)
1/ 2 lb prosciutto (cut cube or sliced)
1 cup vodka
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 cups heavy cream
1/2 stick butter
salt and ground black pepper to taste
cilantro or parsley and red pepper flake *optional*
1:Fill a large stockpot with water at high heat.Let the water rolling boil,add in salt and pasta ,cook until al dented,sieved set aside or cook accordingly to the box instruction .
2:Blend clean and cut plum tomato until fine or puree.Prepare stock pot at medium heat with butter oil,add in garlic ,fry until lightly brown not burn.Add in prosciutto and vodka,let it simmer until vodka burn out.Then add in blended tomato sauce,increase heat to high,until rolling boil.
3:Add in grated Parmesan cheese and heavy cream.Let's simmer again for 12 minutes at medium heat.Lastly add in salt and pepper to taste.
4:Dish the sauce over Penna and serve warm .But I prefer to mix the sauce with Penna in a small pan over low heat for 2-3 minutes,let's the sauce absorbs into Penna.Sprinkle with cilantro and grounds red pepper flake.
5 pounds of cut plum tomatoes Blend or chopped tomato
until fine or puree
meanwhile fried garlic,prosciutto in butter and vodka..Let's it simmer until burn out..
I would love to share this Penna ala Vodka pasta dish to Presto Pasta Nights ,created by Ruth and this round up is host by Ben of Whats Cooking.Hop over to join the event before March 12th if you're interested:)