Food Fight: Villa Maria Pizzeria in Bethpage
Villa Maria Pizzeria in Bethpage is this week's winner of News 12 Long Island's Food Fight.
Villa Maria Vodka Sauce Recipe ala Chef Michael Goldsborough
Yield approx 1.5 qts
1 medium onion, diced
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1/4 cup prosciutto, minced
1 cup decent quality vodka
1 qt homemade marina sauce or your favorite store bought.
1.5 cups heavy cream
1/4 to 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper
-Over medium to high heat in a 3qt saucepot add a tablespoon of oil.
-When hot, add onions, garlic and prosciutto. Sautee until prosciutto is crisp and onion/garlic have browned. Turn down heat if necessary.
-Remove the pot from the flame and add vodka. Return to flame but be careful vodka may ignite.
-Reduce vodka by half then add sauce and cream.
-Cook out for 15 to 20 minutes then add parmesan cheese, salt and pepper to taste.
-Vodka sauce can be cooled down and refrigerated for 3 to 4 days.