Fusilli with Tomato & Vodka Sauce
A delicious quick and easy mid-week meal with a kick!
Prep time: 2-3 minutes
Cooking time: 12-15 minutes
500g/1lb2oz dried fusilli pasta
200ml of good quality tomato passata
2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves of garlic, sliced
10 leaves fresh basil
200ml single cream
60g/2oz of butter
1 tbsp crushed pepper
Pecorino or parmesan cheese, grated to serve
1. In a large pan cook the pasta as per packet instructions.
2. Meanwhile make the tomato sauce; in a small pan heat the oil and fry the garlic until golden. Add the passata, fresh basil and season with salt & pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes.
3. When the pasta is cooked, drain and set aside. In a large frying pan or wok melt the butter, add the pepper and pasta, toss until fully coated. Over a high heat add the tomato sauce and cream and stir through. Add the vodka, season to taste and remove from the heat.
4. Serve the pasta in 4 warm pasta bowls and sprinkle with the cheese. Enjoy!