Rigatoni alla Vodka with Lemon-Basil “Ricotta”

Rigatoni alla Vodka with Lemon-Basil “Ricotta”


  • MINOR’S® Vegan Alfredo, thawed

  • Tomato sauce, canned

  • Tomato paste

  • Neutral oil

  • Garlic, fresh, chopped

  • Vodka

  • Red pepper flakes

  • Firm tofu, drained and pressed

  • Lemon zest

  • Nutritional yeast

  • Fresh basil, chiffonade

  • Rigatoni, cooked

Build It

  1. Blend together MINOR’S® Vegan Alfredo, tomato sauce, and tomato paste until smooth.
  2. In a saucepot over medium-low heat, cook garlic until fragrant.
  3. Add the tomato sauce into the pot with the garlic. Once hot, pour in vodka. Add red pepper flakes and season with salt.
  4. While sauce is cooking, pulse the tofu, lemon zest and nutritional yeast in a food processor until smooth. Fold in basil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Fold rigatoni noodles into sauce. Once hot, portion into bowls and top with a spoonful of “ricotta.” Garnish with fresh basil.