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Penne Sausages A La Vodka Recipe

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Laura Grandy
Added: Friday, June 20, 2008


1 lb. Italian Sausages (I used chicken)
2 Tbs. butter
1 Tbs olive oil
1 large onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium red pepper, cut into strips
1 medium zucchini or yellow squash, cut into strips
2 8 oz. cans tomato sauce
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp white pepper
1/2 tsp cumin
1/3 cup vodka
1/2 cup fat-free half and half
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
1 lb. penne

1. Prick sausages & boil them in salted water about 3 minutes. Drain, cool and slice into 1/2-inch pieces.

2. Melt butter & olive oil in dutch oven and cook sausage, onion & garlic over medium heat until sausage is lightly browned.

3. Add red pepper & zucchini or yellow squash - cook for 4 minutes. Add tomato sauce, salt, pepper & cumin.

4. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Cook penne until al dente. Drain well.

5. Simmer the sausage/sauce for about six minutes, or til it starts to thicken.

6. Add vodka and cook for another minute.

7. Add cream, nutmeg & parmesan; simmer for two minutes, stirring constantly.

8. Combine all and enjoy.

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A big hit. If you use fat-free half and half, you won't feel so fat.




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