Spicy Vodka Rigatoni

"spicy vodka rigatoni is my new weeknight staple 💫🍴 one pot sauce and takes no time at all."
-- @lindseyeatsla
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Prep time 5mins
Cook time 10mins

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  • 1 pound rigatoni, cooked according to package directions
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons vodka
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 1 teaspoon calabrian chili oil
  • 1 bunch basil
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and black pepper, To Taste


  • Step 1

    In a skillet with oil, add garlic and shallots. Stir and let sweat for 1-2 minutes. Next, add your tomato paste, vodka, chili oil, chili flakes and heavy cream. Mix well to form your sauce. Add your pasta in and stir. Then add butter and parmesan. Adjust with pasta water if needed. Remove heat and toss in basil. Serve!