This cheese and tomato baked gnocchi is the perfect comfort dinner! Serve up a bowlful when you need a pick-me-up and you'll feel better in no time.
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Cheese and Tomato Baked Gnocchi

This cheese and tomato baked gnocchi is the perfect comfort dinner! Serve up a bowlful when you need a pick-me-up and you'll feel better in no time.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 586kcal
Author Amy Fulwood

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 4 stems Fresh Thyme
  • 4 stems Flat Leaf Parsley
  • 4 stems Fresh Oregano
  • 2 stems Fresh Rosemary
  • 1 handful Basil Leaves torn
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1/2 medium Onion finely chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 2 400g tins Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 2 tbsp Double Cream
  • 250 g Mozzarella sliced
  • 500 g Gnocchi cooked according to packet instructions

Instructions

  • Put the oil in a large pan or casserole pot with the thyme, parsley, basil, and oregano. This will infuse the oil with the flavour of the herbs.
  • Cook on a low heat until the herbs begin to crisp up, about 5 mins. remove the herbs and discard, leaving the herb infused oil in the pan.
  • Add the onion and garlic and cook gently until transparent, 5-7 mins. Add the tomatoes. season well with salt and pepper and red pepper flakes.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook until very thick, about 30-40 mins. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  • When the sauce is thickened, stir in the cream. Add the gnocchi. Transfer the gnocchi and sauce to an oven proof dish and top with the sliced mozzarella. Put in the oven until the cheese is melted and browned.

Notes

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Nutrition

Calories: 586kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 1107mg | Potassium: 470mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 960IU | Vitamin C: 23.7mg | Calcium: 419mg | Iron: 7.1mg