ZENB Penne Pasta alla Vodka


PREP TIME 5 minutes

COOK TIME 25 minutes

TOTAL TIME 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 415g
Servings: 4

Calories: 450

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat7g9%
Saturated Fat2g10%
Dietary Fiber13g46%
Total Sugar10g
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 15%
Vitamin D 1mcg 6%
Calcium 204mg 15%
Iron 6mg 35%
Potassium 566mg 10%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.


ZENB Pasta Variety

This low calorie, low fat Penne alla Vodka recipe is a great way to enjoy your ZENB Penne Pasta. Delivering a good source of fiber, this delicious dish makes four servings in just 30 minutes. Penne alla Vodka is a great recipe to have in your repertoire, so give it a try the next time you order ZENB Penne Pasta.


  • 12 ounces ZENB Yellow Pea Penne Pasta, uncooked
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup vodka
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped Italian parsley



Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Reserve 1 cup pasta cooking water; drain.


Meanwhile, heat oil in large Dutch oven or pot on medium heat. Add onion, garlic salt and crushed red pepper; cook, 5-7 minutes until translucent. Add tomato paste. Cook, 5-6 minutes, stirring frequently, until slightly darkened. Add 1/2 cup reserved pasta water, milk and vodka. Cook 5-7 minutes while gently scraping any browned bits from bottom of pot with wooden spoon. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 1-2 minutes stirring constantly until smooth and creamy.


Remove pot from heat; add pasta and 1/4 cup Parmesan. Mix gently while stirring in remaining reserved pasta water, 1/4 cup at a time, until well combined. Garnish with remaining Parmesan and parsley before serving.

Tasty Tips

Add cooked chicken, shrimp or sausage for a protein boost.

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