Heinz x Absolut
Tomato Vodka Pasta Sauce
Heinz and Absolut have teamed up to create a limited edition tomato vodka pasta sauce that is as late as it is delicious. This collaboration brings together the expertise of Heinz in creating pasta sauces with the magic of Absolut Vodka to further intensify the flavour. The result is a rich and creamy tomato vodka pasta sauce that is sure to satisfy your cravings. Despite being late to the pasta alla vodka party, this sauce is worth the wait. So, get ready to indulge in a pasta dish that is made in pasta heaven with the Heinz x Absolut Tomato Vodka Pasta Sauce.
Pre-order today from heinztohome.co.uk, or purchase at Waitrose & Partners from April 12th. Heinz x Absolut Tomato Vodka Pasta Sauce is only available in the UK.
Penne Alla Absolut Vodka
Enjoy paired with our Absolut Pasta Spritz cocktail.
- Cook the penne in salted water until al dente, then strain out the pasta water, reserving a small amount for later.
- In a hot pan, add the cooked penne and Heinz x Absolut Tomato Vodka Pasta Sauce. Stir until the sauce is evenly distributed, adding reserved pasta water to adjust the thickness of the sauce to your liking.
- Serve with fresh basil leaves, finely grated parmigiano reggiano, and freshly cracked black pepper.
Feeling fancy? Serve with a generous helping of stracciatella di bufala or burrata to make the dish extra creamy and luxurious. Trust us, it’s worth it!
The Absolut Pasta Spritz
The perfect cocktail pairing
- 30ml Absolut Vodka
- 20ml Ramazzotti Aperitivo Rosato
- Top up with Prosecco
- Garnish with Grapefruit Zest
How to mix:
Add Absolut and Ramazotti to a large wine glass. Fill to the brim with ice cubes, then top up with prosecco. Twist a grapefruit zest over the drink, then use it as a garnish and serve immediately. Cheers!
Your most common questions about Heinz x Absolut tomato vodka pasta sauce answered!
What is vodka sauce?
The Heinz x Absolut Tomato Vodka Pasta Sauce is a ready-to-eat tomato based pasta sauce that contains real Absolut Vodka. It’s luxuriously creamy with a rich tomato flavour intensified by the addition of Absolut Vodka.
What does vodka sauce taste like?
The Heinz x Absolut Tomato Vodka Pasta Sauce is luxuriously creamy with a rich tomato flavour.
Does vodka sauce have alcohol?
Yes. The Heinz x Absolut Tomato Vodka Pasta Sauce contains 1% alcohol.
Does vodka sauce have vodka in it?
Yes. The Heinz x Absolut Tomato Vodka Pasta Sauce contains real Absolut Vodka that helps intensify the flavors of the sauce.
What is in vodka sauce?
Heinz x Absolut Tomato Vodka Pasta Sauce contains: Tomatoes (70%), tomato paste (8%), cream (milk), onion, salt and pepper and vodka flavouring (3%), Grana Padano (milk, egg), celery, sea salt, extra virgin olive oil, basil, concentrated lemon juice and white pepper.
Can you freeze vodka sauce?
No. The Heinz x Absolut Tomato Vodka Pasta Sauce does not keep in the freezer.
Can vodka sauce make you drunk?
No, though eating enough of it might make you feel drowzy. Not because of the alcohol, just because you’re… full…
What does vodka do in vodka sauce?
Vodka is a natural taste enhancer that helps intensify the flavors of the sauce. In home cooking, vodka also helps emulsify the sauce so it doesn’t split during cooking.
Why is it called vodka sauce?
We suspect that it’s called vodka sauce because it contains vodka, but who knows?
Is vodka sauce spicy?
Depends on your definition of spicy. I’d say no, but babies might say yes. If you’re a baby, we recommend going with formula instead.
Read more about the Heinz x Absolut Tomato Vodka Pasta Sauce at heinz.co.uk