Vodka and Canadian bacon set this tomato sauce apart from other spaghetti sauces. The result is a robustly flavored pasta recipe perfect for winter meals.

Source: Family Circle
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring large pot of lightly salted water to boiling.

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  • Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook 10 minutes, until softened, adding water if needed to prevent sticking. Add Canadian bacon and vodka; cook 3 minutes. Reduce heat to medium.

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  • Add pasta to boiling water; cook until al dente, tender yet firm.

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  • Meanwhile, add tomatoes, tomato sauce, olives, sugar, salt and pepper to skillet; cook over medium heat, stirring, 12 minutes.

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  • Drain pasta; transfer to bowl.

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  • Add Parmesan, half-and-half and basil to skillet; heat through. Toss with hot pasta. Serve. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

397 calories; 7 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 13 mg cholesterol; 919 mg sodium. 63 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 17 g protein;

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