Go Back

How To Make The Ultimate Rigatoni Ala Vodka

Creamy, tangy, flavorful, and oh-so-satisfying, this rigatoni ala vodka is easy to make and a proven crowd-pleaser. Made with chicken chunks, it’s a filling meal that’s perfect for date night (paired with a bottle of vino!) or a simple meal for the whole family.
Prep Time20 mins
Active Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Ala Vodka, Dinner, Pasta, Penne, Rigatoni, Vodka Sauce
Yield: 8
Author: Chelsea Davis

Materials

  • 1 pint Heavy Cream
  • ½ cup Butter
  • 1 can (28 oz) Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1 cup Vodka
  • 1 Onion
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • ½ tsp Red Chili Flakes Optional. Depending on taste.
  • Salt To taste.
  • 2 packs Perdue Harvestland Diced Chicken Breasts Use https://shrsl.com/2c71f for 15% off!
  • 1 box Rigatoni Or favorite pasta.

Instructions

  • In a skillet over medium heat, saute a diced onion and the minced garic in butter until slightly brown, soft and tranlucent.
  • Pour in vodka and simmer for 20 minutes. 
  • Pour in crushed tomatoes, salt and the optional chili flakes. Simmer for 30 minutes on medium/ medium-high heat.
  • In a separate pan, sauté your chicken until nearly cooked. Set aside.
  • Boil salted water and cook pasta. Drain. Set aside.
  • Pour in heavy cream and cook for another 30. 15 minutes into cooking, add the chicken.
  • Combine the pasta and sauce. Serve with parmesan and a sprinkle of chopped basil.

Notes

You can add traditional Italian seasonings to this sauce such as oregano, basil, thyme... etc.
This post and the recipe card may contain affiliate links.
Head to www.perduefarms.com/cheycheyfromthebay for 15% all meat and free shipping on orders over $119!