Ok, it’s Facebook Cookalong week round 2! A very famous but simple pasta dish on the menu this time, do not be put off by the vodka, this is one of the nicest pastas there is. I love the flavour in this dish, it’s rich, creamy and completely indulgent, forget about the hips and just go for it!

what you need:

350g penne

200ml double cream

2 slices cooked ham chopped

1 tbsp chopped flat leaf parsley

4 tbsp vodka and a few for yourself depending how bad your day has been:)

3 tbsp tomato puree

30g butter

salt and pepper

what to do:

bring a pot of water to the boil, add lots of salt and your pasta and cook until al dente…

chop your parsley and ham…

melt your butter….

add your tomato puree…

add your ham, parsley and season…

mix together and cook over a low heat for about 5 mins…

add your cream…

add your vodka, simmer over a low heat for about 5 mins until the alcohol has burned off and the sauce has thickened…

drain your pasta and add to the sauce…

mix together…

serve….

eat….

lick plates clean to avoid wash-up….

ciaoxx

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