Gnocchi & tomato bake
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 4
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 red pepper, deseeded and finely chopped
- 1 garlic clove, crushed
- 400g can chopped tomatoes
- 500g pack gnocchi
- handful basil leaves, torn
- half a ball mozzarella, torn into chunks
- STEP 1
Heat grill to high. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large frying pan, then soften 1 chopped onion and 1 finely chopped red pepper for 5 mins.
- STEP 2
Stir in 1 crushed garlic clove, fry for 1 min, tip in 400g chopped tomatoes and 500g gnocchi, then bring to a simmer.
- STEP 3
Bubble for 10-15 mins, stirring occasionally, until the gnocchi is soft and the sauce has thickened.
- STEP 4
Season, stir through a handful of torn basil leaves, then transfer to a large ovenproof dish.
- STEP 5
Scatter with torn chunks of half a 125g mozzarella ball, then grill for 5-6 mins until the cheese is bubbling and golden.