Vodka Sauce

Muir Glen Vodka Sauce


1 tablespoon olive oil

1/3 cup small onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 can (28 oz) Muir Glen® organic crushed tomatoes with basil

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

Prep time: 30 minutes  |  Total time: 30 minutes

A touch of cream tames the vodka burn in this delicious tomato sauce.

Preparation & Directions

  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 cream. Heat just until hot.

  3. Serve over cooked pasta as desired.

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.

Serve With
Try fettuccine or penne with this sauce--they're both good choices. Then, top servings with a generous sprinkling of freshly shredded Parmesan cheese.