Penne with Creamy Vodka Sauce

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Ingredients:

12 ounces penne or any tube-shaped pasta
1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
¼ cup vodka
½ cup heavy cream
¼ cup grated pecorino Romano or Parmesan cheese
Salt and ground black pepper for taste

Directions:

1. Cook the penne according to the package directions, drain and keep warm.

2. Combine the tomato sauce and vodka in a large saucepan over medium heat.

3. Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.

4. Decrease the heat to low and stir in the cream.

5. Simmer for 1 minute to heat through.

6. Add the cooked penne and the cheese and cook for 1 minute to heat through.

7. Remove from the heat and season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

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