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Jan
14
2014

Deadline Dishes — Penne a la Vodka

Penne a la vodka also sounds so fancy when I see it on a menu. And I’m sure if you’re Italian and actually know how to make the real thing, it probably is a bit fancy. But I have a cheap, easy and super quick version that my family loves! It might not be fancy, but it’s definitely delicious!

  • Ingredients:
  • 1 jar Marinara sauce
  • 1 jar Alfredo sauce
  • 1 box Pasta of your choice (I prefer penne or farfalle)
  • Optional: Cooked chicken breast, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese
  • Instructions:
  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • 2. While pasta is cooking, combine both jars of sauce into one pot and heat, stirring often.
  • 3. Toss cooked pasta with sauce, add cheese (to taste) and chopped cooked chicken breast if desired.
  • 4. Serve as is or put into an oven safe dish, sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and bake at 325F just until cheese is melted.

The finished dish, served with caesar salad.

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Heather

2 comments

  1. eileen says:

    Happy New Year Heather! I hope 2014 is a good year for you and your family. This is one of my favorite meals. and it is so easy!

    1. Heather says:

      Hi Eileen! Thanks for stopping by my blog. I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are ready for the great things 2014 has headed your way!