Bloody Mary Pasta

October 27, 2022
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Photo by Anna Chwistek | Serving Dumplings
  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 15 minutes
  • Serves 4
Author Notes

A delicious pasta dish inspired by the popular cocktail. This recipe combines the unbeatable traditional essentials with some extra flavor bombs. Plus, it’s ready in about 20 minutes and super versatile. —Anna Chwistek | Serving Dumplings

What You'll Need
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 small yellow onion, minced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 celery stalks, minced
  • 1 teaspoon each: salt, black pepper, dried oregano, sugar
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup vodka
  • 2 cups puréed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco
  • 14 ounces dry linguine
  1. Cook the linguine in generously salted water until al dente. Drain.
  2. Heat oil and butter over medium low in a large skillet. Add garlic, onion and celery. Cook for 3 minutes until soft and fragrant. Add salt, pepper, oregano and sugar. Stir in tomato paste and cook for 2 minutes. Pour in vodka, stir to combine, then add tomato purée, Tabasco and Worcestershire sauce. Simmer for 5 to 10 minutes, or until the pasta is ready.
  3. Add linguine and toss to combine. Finish off with black pepper and some celery leaves. Serve topped with Parmesan, if desired. Enjoy!

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FrugalCat September 3, 2023
I used rotini pasta (whole wheat) and also chopped up a carrot along with the celery/onion. The vodka/Tabascc/Worchestershire combo really makes it like a Bloody Mary. I served this along with meatballs.