Tortelloni Pasta in a Tomato Vodka Sauce - NBC Connecticut
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Tortelloni Pasta in a Tomato Vodka Sauce



    • 1 package freeze-dried, porcini mushroom tortelloni
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • ½ cup diced onion
    • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
    • ¼ cup red wine
    • 1 – 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes
    • ¾ cup cream
    • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
    • 6-8 fresh basil leaves chopped
    • 2 tablespoons premium vodka

    Cook the tortelloni as stated on the package then drain and set aside. In a medium sized sauce pot heat the oil over medium high heat then add the onion. Cook for 1 minute while stirring often. Mix in the garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Pour in the wine and simmer until dry. Add the diced tomatoes and return to a simmer. Stir in the cream and reduce by ¼. Incorporate the cheese and the basil. Taste and add salt if necessary. Gently mix in the cooked tortelloni and vodka then serve.
    Makes 2 large dinner portions.