Spicy Vodka Pasta

This spicy vodka pasta is rich, creamy, flavorful, and done in under 30 minutes. The combination of spicy red chili flakes and creamy vodka sauce will surely please everyone at the dinner table.

What you Need

Saute aromatics


Heat oil in a saucepan. Sauté shallots first and add garlic.

Add tomato paste


Add tomato paste and cook through. Add red chili flakes.

Add vodka


Add a splash of vodka and let it cook for 5 to 7 minutes.

Add cream


Add the cream and stir to combine. Add a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.

Add pasta


Season with salt and pepper. Toss cooked pasta in. Adjust seasoning to taste.

Garnish and serve


Drizzle more lemon juice on top. Top with parmesan cheese and fresh basil leaves. Serve!

- To balance the richness and heat, add a pinch of sugar. - Feel free to level up the spiciness or to tone it down a bit by adding as much red pepper flakes as you want.

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