Macaroni With Vodka Sauce
|Tomato sauce||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Plain Variety)|
|Butter||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Pancetta||1⁄4 Pound, cut into 4 slices and diced|
|Vodka||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Whipping cream||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Freshly ground pepper||To Taste|
|Grooved macaroni||1 Pound (Such As Penne Or Rigatoni)|
|Freshly grated parmesan cheese||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Prepare Plain Tomato Sauce.
Melt butter in a large skillet.
When butter foams, add pancetta.
Saute over medium heat until lightly colored.
Add vodka and stir until it has evaporated.
Stir in tomato sauce and cream.
Simmer uncovered 8 to 10 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper.
Fill a very large saucepan two-thirds full with salted water.
Bring water to a boil.
Bring water back to a boil and cook macaroni uncovered until tender but firm to the bite, 8 to 10 minutes.
Drain macaroni and place in skillet with sauce.
Toss macaroni and sauce over medium heat until sauce coats macaroni, 20 to 30 seconds.