Spicy Vodka Sauce

Spicy Vodka Sauce


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A spicy vodka sauce with prosciutto, garlic, tinned tomatoes and fresh herbs. Soaking the chilli flakes in the vodka really brings out the spicy flavour. Serve over pasta.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1 teaspoon crushed chilli flakes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 380g prosciutto, diced
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 (400g) tins peeled whole tomatoes, with juice
  • 450g tomato puree
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:1hour soaking  ›  Ready in:1hour45min 

  1. In a small bowl, combine vodka and chilli flakes. Set aside for 1 hour.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Saute prosciutto, garlic, parsley, basil, salt and pepper until prosciutto is evenly brown. Pour in vodka mixture then simmer 10 minutes. Crush tomatoes and stir in with tomato puree and 1 cup of water. Simmer 15 minutes. Stir in 1 cup heavy cream, and cook 2 minutes.

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