Rosanna’s Famous Tomato Vodka Pasta Recipe

Hi Pals-

I wanted to feature a killer recipe from my dear friend Rosanna Bowles… a legendary award-winning international tableware designer.  Rosanna is an entertaining extraordinaire. Not because she makes everything so elegant and perfect (because she does) but rather because she entertains with such ease. Never a fuss, just simple, elegant , delish and comfortable. I always feel at home in her house.

Rosanna Designs is  headquartered in Seattle, Wash., Rosanna emerged a leader and trend-setter in the home-wares and décor industry. With millions of tableware and product sold worldwide, Rosanna became an  acclaimed global lifestyle brand.  You can find her designs here.  

Rosanna’s tomato vodka pasta recipe is one of my favorites so I wanted to share it here for all my Gal Pals to try. This tomato vodka sauce recipe and 49 others can be found in Rosanna’s Coming Home Book. Buy it here.

Rosannas Famous Tomato Vodka Sauce

Home is where the heart ought to be. But nowadays too many of us are missing the human connection and emotional replenishment that only a rewarding home life can bestow. My very SPECIAL Gal Pal, designer Rosanna Bowles wants to change that. In the Coming Home book, she shares this tomato vodka sauce recipe. YUMMY! Easy proven recipes for the entire family Rosanna's Tomato Vodka Sauce Recipe European Print This
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )


1 large carrot
2 ribs celery with leaves
1 onion
4 cloves garlic
1/2 cup (120 ml) good quality extra-virgin olive oil
2 (28-ounce) (794 g) cans San Marzano Roma Tomatoes
1 teaspoon (6 g) sea salt
1/2 teaspoon (2.5 g)sugar (if necessary)
1/4 cup (60 ml) heavy cream
1/2 cup (125 ml) vodka
Pinch of pepperoncini, or hot red pepper flakes


Dice the carrot, celery, onion, and garlic (this can also be done in a good processor).

Put the oil in a large saucepan and place over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add the chopped vegetables to the pan and saute over medium heat until just soft, about 5 minutes. Pour sauce over noodles yum!


This recipe is a proven winner!

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  1. Chris Bear says:

    I am going to make this-looks amazing!! Thank you for sharing ox

  2. Tarry Decker says:

    Hey Lisa, I just signed up for your gal pal blog and found your comment to be so right on….and by the way I played equally bad in that same tournament so you are not the long ranger in that department! Love ya! TSD aka Sonja and a Pi Phi to boot! Xo

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