Ingredients
  • 1 1 pound box small shaped pasta (such as De Cecco gnocchetti sardi or #46 dried gnocchi)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 6 ounce package Canadian bacon, diced
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 15 ounce can Muir Glen diced tomatoes
  • 1 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes in puree
  • 1/2 cup vodka
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan
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Directions
1. 
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook 10 minutes or as per package directions. Drain and return to pot.
2. 
Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add Canadian bacon and brown on both sides, about 4 minutes total. Remove to a plate with a slotted spoon.
3. 
Reduce heat to medium and add onion to skillet. Cook 5 minutes. Stir in diced tomatoes, crushed tomatoes, vodka, basil, sugar, salt and pepper and bring to a simmer. Cook 8 minutes.
4. 
Add Canadian bacon back to skillet along with heavy cream. Heat through and spoon over pasta. Top with grated Parmesan.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 499, Fat, total (g) 15, chol. (mg) 41, sat. fat (g) 6, carb. (g) 62, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 16, sodium (mg) 771, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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