In a large pan over medium heat, add
Butter (2 Tbsp)
and allow it to melt.
Garlic (1 clove)
Shrimp (1 lb)
. Season with
Salt and Pepper (to taste)
. Cook until shrimp are pink on both sides, about 3 minutes. Set aside.
In the same pan, add
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (2 Tbsp)
until soft for about 3 to 5 minutes. Add
Garlic (2 cloves)
and cook for about 30 seconds, add
Vodka (1/2 cup)
and cook until it has reduced by half.
Canned Crushed Tomatoes (3 1/3 cups)
, stir everything together. Bring to a simmer. Season with salt, pepper and res pepper flakes. Stir to combine, lower the heat to low and cook sauce for 20 minutes stirring occasionally.
Start cooking the
Penne Pasta (4 1/3 cups)
in boiling water and cook according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
After simmering the sauce for 20 minutes, add the
Fresh Basil Leaves (6)
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (1/8 tsp)
and stir. Season with
Salt (1/2 tsp)
Ground Black Pepper (to taste)
Stir in the
Heavy Cream (1 cup)
Add cooked and drained pasta, toss the pasta with the sauce.
Grated Parmesan Cheese (to taste)
over the top and stir. Serve hot and enjoy!