Spicy Roasted Pepper Rigatoni with Ricotta


mince the garlic

finely chop the onion

cook pasta in salted water

heat oil in a skillet

add onion and garlic, cook until fragrant

add vodka, stir to incorporate

add cherry tomatoes, cook until they start to burst

press with a fork to release the juices

add roasted peppers

stir in spices and tomato paste

add crushed tomatoes, simmer for 10 minutes

scoop up 1/2 cup cooking water, drain the pasta

stir in ricotta

toss with pasta

add basil and 1/4 cup cooking water