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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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
6
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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.

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

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

  • Drain pasta; transfer to bowl.

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

Nutrition Facts

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