Farfalle in Vodka Sauce with Snow Peas

Farfalle in Vodka Sauce with Snow Peas



1/4 pound prosciutto, chopped

2 cups cream

1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes

3/4 cup vodka, or to taste

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

2 teaspoons garlic powder

1 1/2 teaspoons white sugar, or to taste

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper, optional

1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 pound Farfalle

8 ounces snap peas, blanched; optional


  Directions Combine prosciutto, cream, crushed tomatoes, vodka, roasted peppers with parsley, garlic powder, sugar, salt and black pepper, and crushed red pepper in a saucepan. Cover. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, until the sauce comes to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes or until liquid has evaporated. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, and transfer to a large serving bowl. Toss sauce, Parmesan cheese, pasta and peas. Serve in warm bowls. Servings 4