Enzo's Penne Vodka
- 4 Tbs vodka
- 1 tsp crushed red pepper
- 1 lb Regate brand penne pasta
- 3 oz finely chopped onions
- 1 28 oz can Progesso brand Italian plum tomatoes (sieved)
- 2 tsp butter
- 2 tsp olive oil
- 8 oz heavy cream
- parmesan cheese
- white pepper
Marinate crushed red pepper flakes in vodka overnight and filter.
Sauté onions in olive oil and butter until transparent. Add tomato, cook over medium heat for 20-25 minutes, until water evaporates. Add whipping cream and bring to boil. Add salt and white pepper to taste. Put sauce aside.
Reheat the sauce - bringing it to a boil. Immediately add he pepper vodka and stir, then add the penne. Remove from the heat and toss the pasta well. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and serve immediately.