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Keto Vodka Pasta with Sausage
5 mins
20 mins
25 mins

Spicy sausage and vodka give this creamy keto pasta sauce a deliciously spicy kick, and “zoodles” (zucchini noodles) make this “pasta” dish keto-friendly. Recipe from Keto-Mojo

Course: Dinners + Mains
Keyword: Dinners + Mains
Diet: Keto
Servings: 4
Calories: 543 kcal
  • 1 lb hot Italian sausage casings removed and discarded
  • 8 oz tomato sauce canned
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes canned with juices
  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1 medium red pepper sliced into 1-inch long strips
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 3 small zucchini spiralized
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese grated
  1. Heat a large saucepan over medium heat. Pinch off and drop bite-size pieces of sausage into the saucepan and sauté, stirring occasionally until the sausage is cooked through but not browned, 5 to 6 minutes. Add the tomato sauce and tomatoes, stir, and heat through, about 3 minutes. Add the vodka and red pepper strips. Bring sauce to a simmer and cook until red pepper starts to soften and the sauce has reduced and thickened a bit, 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in the heavy cream and simmer gently to heat through, about 1 minute. Remove from heat and season with 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Keep warm.

  2. Microwave the spiralized zucchini until warm but still al dente (slightly toothsome), 1 to 2 minutes.

  3. Divide the zucchini into 4 bowls, and spoon one fourth of the sauce on top of each, then garnish each with 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese. Serve.

Nutrition Facts
Keto Vodka Pasta with Sausage
Amount Per Serving
Calories 543 Calories from Fat 369
% Daily Value*
Fat 41g63%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 117mg39%
Sodium 1241mg54%
Potassium 902mg26%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 1898IU38%
Vitamin C 64mg78%
Calcium 211mg21%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.