Baked gnocchi with gorgonzola and spinach

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Editors at Kitchen Stories

“The beloved combination of Gorgonzola cheese and spinach is mostly eaten in pasta dishes, but you should definitely try it with gnocchi! This recipe is quick and easy, and also a wonderful no-fuss idea to serve at a dinner party with friends. If you have more time, you can also prepare homemade gnocchi for this recipe.”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
10
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
500 g gnocchi
200 g Gorgonzola cheese
120 g baby spinach
½ onion
1 clove garlic
1 tbsp lemon juice
500 g canned crushed tomatoes
80 g grated Parmesan cheese
vegetable oil (for frying)
salt
pepper
sugar
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • cutting board
  • knife
  • pot (large)
  • slotted spoon
  • pot (small)
  • oven
  • frying pan
  • baking dish

Nutrition per serving

Cal
477
Protein
23 g
Fat
23 g
Carb
45 g
  • Step 1/4

    Peel and finely dice onion and garlic. Wash and chop spinach. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil, add gnocchi, and cook according to package instructions. Remove from the pot with a slotted spoon and set aside.
    • ½ onion
    • 1 clove garlic
    • 120 g baby spinach
    • 500 g gnocchi
    • salt
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • pot (large)
    • slotted spoon

    Peel and finely dice onion and garlic. Wash and chop spinach. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil, add gnocchi, and cook according to package instructions. Remove from the pot with a slotted spoon and set aside.

  • Step 2/4

    Heat vegetable oil in a small pot over medium-low heat. Add onion and garlic and fry for approx. 2 min., or until translucent. Deglaze with lemon juice and add canned crushed tomatoes. Let the tomato sauce simmer for approx. 10 min. Season with salt, pepper, and sugar to taste.
    • 1 tbsp lemon juice
    • 500 g canned crushed tomatoes
    • vegetable oil (for frying)
    • salt
    • pepper
    • sugar
    • pot (small)

    Heat vegetable oil in a small pot over medium-low heat. Add onion and garlic and fry for approx. 2 min., or until translucent. Deglaze with lemon juice and add canned crushed tomatoes. Let the tomato sauce simmer for approx. 10 min. Season with salt, pepper, and sugar to taste.

  • Step 3/4

    Preheat oven to 200°C/390°F. Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium heat and fry boiled gnocchi until golden brown on all sides.
    • vegetable oil (for frying)
    • oven
    • frying pan

    Preheat oven to 200°C/390°F. Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium heat and fry boiled gnocchi until golden brown on all sides.

  • Step 4/4

    Add fried gnocchi, spinach, and tomato sauce to a baking dish and stir to combine. Crumble Gorgonzola cheese into smaller pieces over the top and finish with grated Parmesan cheese. Bake at 200°C/390°F for approx. 10 min., or until the cheeses are melted and golden brown. Enjoy!
    • 200 g Gorgonzola cheese
    • 80 g grated Parmesan cheese
    • baking dish

    Add fried gnocchi, spinach, and tomato sauce to a baking dish and stir to combine. Crumble Gorgonzola cheese into smaller pieces over the top and finish with grated Parmesan cheese. Bake at 200°C/390°F for approx. 10 min., or until the cheeses are melted and golden brown. Enjoy!