CRUSH Kitchen Recipe: Vodka & Venison Cream Pasta

Vodka & Venison Cream Pasta
 
1 Tbls olive oil
1 Tbls butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 shallots, minced
1 cup vodka
1/2 cup chicken stock
1 (28oz) can of crushed tomatoes
salt & pepper
1/2 cup heavy cream
fresh basil chopped
1# of venison browned and drained
 
In large skillet put oil, butter, shallots & garlic. Saute 3-5 minutes.  Add vodka to pan and cook until vodka is reduced by half. (this all take about 3-5 minutes. Add chicken stock & tomatoes. Bring sauce to a bubble and reduce heat to a simmer.  Add cooked venison and simmer for 10 minutes.  Add 1/2 cup heavy cream and return to bubble.  Remove and serve over cooked penne pasta. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Serve with crusty bread and salad.