Penne Alla Vodka



Looking for an easy weeknight dinner? We've teamed up with our friends at Primal Kitchen for this creamy plant-based pasta dish using their delicious sauce with our high-protein chickpea lentil noodles. 

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Penne Alla Vodka

Ingredients:
  • 1.5 Tbsp. Primal Kitchen® Avocado Oil or Olive Oil, divided
  • 1.25 cups chopped Yellow Onion
  • 4 cloves Garlic, grated
  • ½ cup Full Fat Coconut Milk (or plant milk of choice)
  • 1.5 cups Primal Kitchen No-Dairy Vodka Sauce
  • 1 box Chickapea Penne Pasta
  • 2-4 Tbsp. Reserved Pasta Water
  • 2 Tbsp. Fresh Shredded Basil
  • Pinch of Red Pepper Flakes
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
Instructions:
  1. In a pan add Primal Kitchen Avocado Oil and heat it over medium heat.
  2. Once hot, add the chopped onion.
  3. Stir with a wooden spoon for 3-4 minutes, or until the onion is browned and soft.
  4. Add in the grated garlic and heat until the garlic is fragrant.
  5. Add in the Vodka Sauce and coconut milk and reduce the heat to medium low.
  6. Stir for 1-2 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened and come together.
  7. Prepare the Chickapea pasta according to the directions on the box, but boil the pasta to be slightly undercooked.
  8. Drain the pasta, reserving about ¼ cup of pasta liquid.
  9. Pour the drained pasta into the pan with the vodka sauce and stir over medium-low heat until the pasta reaches your desired doneness. 
  10. Add the reserved pasta water 1 tablespoon at a time until the sauce reaches the thickness of your liking.
  11. Top the pasta with a pinch of red pepper flakes, a sprinkle of salt and pepper and the shredded basil.
  12. Enjoy!