Penne Alla Vodka with Chicken

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Ingredients (15)

  • 3/4 cup raw almonds soaked in water for at least 4 hours or up to 10 hours (if you have a high-powered blended such as a Vitamix, you can skip the soak)
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil divided
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1 large yellow onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound whole wheat penne or similar whole wheat pasta
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast or Parmesan optional—use nutritional yeast to make dairy free or omit
  • Thinly sliced fresh basil or chopped fresh parsley


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