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Pasta alla vodka

8
8
8
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
27 min
Prep
13 min
Cook
14 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
This week's recipe theme: Great Renovations. This creamy classic has less fat and more flavour!

Ingredients

Olive oil

1 tsp(s)

Garlic clove(s)

2 clove(s), medium, minced

Dried tarragon

½ tsp(s)

Canned diced tomatoes

14½ oz

Canned tomato sauce

8 oz

Vodka

2 fl oz, about 1/4 cup

Cornstarch

1 tsp(s)

Skim milk

½ cup(s)

Basil

¼ cup(s), fresh, chopped

Uncooked fusilli

8 oz, cooked and kept hot

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and sauté 1 minute. Add tarragon and stir to coat. Add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce and vodka; simmer 10 minutes.
  2. Dissolve cornstarch in milk and whisk until blended. Add mixture to skillet and simmer 1 minute, until sauce thickens. Remove from heat and stir in basil.
  3. Transfer pasta to four individual shallow bowls. Pour vodka sauce over top and serve hot. Yields about 1 1/3 cups pasta and 2/3 cup sauce per serving.