Chorizo & mozzarella gnocchi bake in a casserole dish

Chorizo & mozzarella gnocchi bake

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(15 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Serves 6

Upgrade cheesy tomato pasta with gnocchi, chorizo and mozzarella for a comforting bake that makes an excellent midweek meal

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal318
  • fat13g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs36g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre4g
  • protein13g
  • salt1.7g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 onion, finely chopped
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 120g chorizo, diced
    Chorizo

    Chorizo

    chore-reeth-oh

    A coarsely textured, spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. It is made…

  • 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • 600g fresh gnocchi
    Gnocchi

    Gnocchi

    noh-kee

    An Italian dumpling made with semolina or flour and potatoes, cooked and eaten in much the same…

  • 125g mozzarella ball, cut into chunks
  • small bunch of basil, torn
    Basil

    Basil

    ba-zil

    Most closely associated with Mediterranean cooking but also very prevalent in Asian food, the…

  • green salad, to serve

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a medium pan over a medium heat. Fry the onion and garlic for 8-10 mins until soft. Add the chorizo and fry for 5 mins more. Tip in the tomatoes and sugar, and season. Bring to a simmer, then add the gnocchi and cook for 8 mins, stirring often, until soft. Heat the grill to high.

  2. Stir ¾ of the mozzarella and most of the basil through the gnocchi. Divide the mixture between six ovenproof ramekins, or put in one baking dish. Top with the remaining mozzarella, then grill for 3 mins, or until the cheese is melted and golden. Season, scatter over the remaining basil and serve with green salad.

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Oldcow63
31st Jan, 2020
5.05
Really easy and delicious, I'll definitely make again!
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