Discover the secret to making the Instagram-famous sauce, Penne Alla Vodka, with supermarket Aldi’s recipe, using just a handful of pantry staples. The huge bourgeoning trend on social media has seen the likes of supermodel Gigi Hadid share her favourite homemade recipe* for the dish on her Instagram stories, and now you can perfect the vodka pasta at home.
Surprisingly quick and simple to make, serve up this crowdpleaser vodka pasta as a scrumptious Summer dinner that your friends and family will love.
3 tablespoons Unsalted Butter
2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 cloves crushed Garlic
2 tablespoons Triple Distilled Vodka
450 g Penne Pasta
120 ml Double Cream
50 g grated Parmigiano Reggiano, plus more for serving
½ teapsooon Crushed Chillies
Heat olive oil in a saucepan, add the shallot and garlic and cook until softened
Add the passata, chilli flakes and fresh basil leaves, and season with salt and pepper. Cook on a low heat for 10 minutes
While the sauce cooks, bring a pan of salted water to the boil and cook the penne pasta until al dente before draining
Melt the butter in a separate pan and add the drained pasta until coated well
Add the tomato sauce and cream to the pasta while stirring on a high heat
Add the vodka and toss again, before removing from the heat
Stir in half of the parmesan cheese until melted, and sprinkle the rest on top with torn fresh basil
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Aldi has reported bumper bubbly sales so far this Summer thanks to soaring temperatures and Jubilee celebrations. The supermarket’s best-selling Castellore Prosecco Spumante DOC (£6.25, 75cl) saw its highest day of sales EVER in June, with an incredible one bottle flying off the shelf every second!
Aldi’s Specialbuys Summer Sale has just got even better with more products added, and now you can even shop the sale from your local middle aisle. Just popping in for a loaf of bread? Now you can also take bargain trampolines, tents and garden must-haves to the check out and make the most of savings with up to 50% off. Bargain hunters will need to be quick though, as with all Specialbuys once they’re gone, they’re gone.