Cooked for dinner Wednesday, 16 May 2007
This recipe is ridiculously simple and quick, but has a more subtle and complex taste than it has any right to. The vodka takes the place of herbs in the sauce and the result, while not quite exciting, is a very good payoff for the effort. This one isn't on the Taste website yet, but Taste does have a very similar recipe.
I show here the amount to serve 4, rather than 8-10 as in the original recipe. Start diced onion and garlic:
Brown the onion, then add tinned tomatoes and pepper:
Simmer until reduced:
Meanwhile, cook the pasta, and stir through the butter and vodka:
Stir in the sauce and serve with parmesan (as shown at the top) or bacon (as below):