Rigatoni in Vodka Sauce
Servings Prep Time
2servings 5minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
2servings 5minutes
Cook Time
  • 1/2pc medium onion
  • 4cloves garlicminced
  • 2tbsp olive oilplus more for drizzling
  • 1/4cup concentrated tomato paste
  • 1/2tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/4cup vodka
  • 1/2cup heavy cream
  • 1cup rigatoni
  • 1cup panroasted or canned tomatoes
  • 1cup boiling water
  • 1/4cup Parmesan cheesegrated
  • Saltto taste
  • Black Pepperto taste
  • 6-8leaves basilfor serving
  • 100g prosciuttofor serving (optional)
  1. Press Saute on the Instant Pot and pour the olive oil once HOT appears on the screen.
  2. Saute the onions then garlic until translucent. Season with salt. Add the tomato paste and red pepper flakes. Stirring untl the tomato paste browns and coats the onions and garlic.
  3. Deglaze the pot with vodka. Scrape the bottom of the pot as you stir in the vodka. Toggle Saute button to Less. Let the vodka cook.
  4. Pour in the water. Add the rigatoni and pour the tomatoes on top of the pasta.
  5. Cover the lid and switch the valve to Sealing. Press Pressure Cook on High and adjust the time to 10 minutes.
  6. Quick Release pressure once done cooking.
  7. Remove the lid and switch the function to Saute, Less. Stir in the parmesan and let the sauce thicken.
  8. Turn off the Instant Pot and let the pasta slightly cool inside. Stir in the heavy cream quickly.
  9. Serve in warm plates. Garnish with basil and more parmesan and top with prosciutto.