5-ingredient baked gnocchi with Italian sausage

5-ingredient baked gnocchi with Italian sausage

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Christian Ruß

Christian Ruß

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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"The perfect comforting dish for when you are short on time, this baked gnocchi relies on store bought gnocchi, but of course you could make your own to “level” it up. You could serve this with a side salad or some roasted vegetables."

Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
350 g
gnocchi
200 g
Italian sausages
20 g
basil
400 g
canned crushed tomatoes
150 g
mozzarella cheese
salt
pepper
sugar
olive oil (for frying)
MetricImperial

Utensils

oven, knife, cutting board, frying pan, cooking spoon, baking dish

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Nutrition per serving

Cal941
Protein42 g
Fat55 g
Carb71 g
  • Step 1/3

    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Pluck basil leaves from stems. Remove the casings from the sausage and discard, then roughly chop sausage. In a frying pan, add some oil and sauté the gnocchi until golden brown on both sides.
    • 20 g basil
    • 200 g Italian sausages
    • 350 g gnocchi
    • olive oil (for frying)
    • oven
    • knife
    • cutting board
    • frying pan
    • cooking spoon

    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Pluck basil leaves from stems. Remove the casings from the sausage and discard, then roughly chop sausage. In a frying pan, add some oil and sauté the gnocchi until golden brown on both sides.

  • Step 2/3

    Transfer crispy gnocchi to a baking dish. In the same pan as you fried the gnocchi, pan fry the sausage for approx. 5 min., then add chopped tomatoes. Let the sauce simmer for approx. 5 min.,  then season with salt, pepper, and a pinch of sugar.
    • 400 g canned crushed tomatoes
    • salt
    • pepper
    • sugar
    • baking dish

    Transfer crispy gnocchi to a baking dish. In the same pan as you fried the gnocchi, pan fry the sausage for approx. 5 min., then add chopped tomatoes. Let the sauce simmer for approx. 5 min., then season with salt, pepper, and a pinch of sugar.

  • Step 3/3

    Add the sauce to the gnocchi and stir well to combine. Drain the mozzarella and roughly tear it over the top of the baking dish, along with the basil. Transfer the baking dish to the oven and bake at 200°C/400°F for approx. 20 min. Remove from the oven and serve immediately. Enjoy!
    • 150 g mozzarella cheese

    Add the sauce to the gnocchi and stir well to combine. Drain the mozzarella and roughly tear it over the top of the baking dish, along with the basil. Transfer the baking dish to the oven and bake at 200°C/400°F for approx. 20 min. Remove from the oven and serve immediately. Enjoy!

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