Gigi Hadid Pasta (Spicy Vodka Sauce Pasta)

- recipe review

Everyone went nuts with this delicious sauce and it was much easier than I thought we have always bought vodka sauce in a jar this is amazing!

Ingredients

– ¼ cup olive oil – 2 cloves garlic, minced – ¼ of a shallot, diced – ¼ cup tomato paste – 1 tablespoon vodka – ½ cup heavy cream – 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes – 1 tablespoon butter – Salt and pepper, to taste – ½ lb of pasta – ¼ cup pasta water – ¼ cup parmesan cheese – 2 roma tomatoes, seeded and diced (optional) – 2 oz. goat cheese (optional)

Saute in oil

Start by adding the olive oil to a large saucepan. Heat on medium-high heat and then add in shallots and garlic. Cook until translucent, about 3 minutes. 

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Add in tomato paste and cook until it starts to caramelize (it should look darker in color).t

Add Cream

Next, add in your vodka, stir and allow the alcohol to cook off, about a minute. Add in heavy cream and stir to combine.

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Add some spice

Now's the time to add red pepper flakes. Add more than specified if you like it extra spicy! Keep stirring until combined. Here is where you will add in the roma tomatoes if you would like to include them. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Pasta time!

Add cooked pasta and reserved pasta water and stir. Finish by stirring in shredded parmesan cheese until it melted. Top with goat cheese (optional) or fresh basil!

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Spicy Vodka Sauce Pasta

YIELD

1-2 people

TYPE

Vegetarian

TIME

20 minutes

LEVEL

Beginner