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Penne Rigate Recipes

Low Fat Penne a La Vodka with Shrimp

Main Dish
Makes 6 Servings
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cooking Time
65 minutes
Total Time
1 hour, 25 minutes
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Made with

Penne Rigate


  • 1 box Dreamfields Penne Rigate
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 14 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves sliced ( or 1/4 teaspoon dried basil)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8-1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup vodka
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined (about 21-25)
  • 1/8-1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated (or Pecorino cheese)
  • Parmesan cheese grated


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium to medium-high heat until hot. Add onion; sauté 5 minutes or until translucent, stirring occasionally. Add garlic; sauté 2 minutes until fragrant, stirring frequently (do not brown).
  2. Add tomatoes, basil, oregano, salt, pepper and pepper flakes to skillet. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add tomato paste to skillet; stir to mix well. Stir in vodka; simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Stir milk into tomato sauce. Reduce heat; simmer 20 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add shrimp to tomato sauce. Cover; cook 10 minutes or just until opaque, turning shrimp once.
  4. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Place pasta in large bowl; set aside.
  5. Toss shrimp-tomato sauce with pasta. Add 1/8 cup grated cheese; toss to mix well. Sprinkle with additional cheese and basil, as desired.

Nutrition Facts

400 Calories

55g Carbohydrates

2g Saturated Fat

770mg Sodium

7g Fat

25g Protein

130mg Cholesterol

7g Dietary Fiber

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