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Chorizo and mozzarella gnocchi bake

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4
Make this super simple dish as a midweek treat or an impressive dinner party cheat.


  • 1 white onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tins chopped tomato
  • 1tsp sugar
  • Salt and pepper, to season
  • A handful of fresh basil, torn
  • 600g fresh gnocchi
  • 125g mozzarella ball, cut into chunks
  • 100g chorizo, diced


  • STEP 1
    Fry the onion and garlic in 1tbsp of oil over a medium heat until soft and fragrant. Add the chorizo and fry for another 5 minutes.
  • STEP 2
    Add the tinned tomatoes along with the sugar, salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer then add the gnocchi, cook until soft, about 8 minutes, stirring often to prevent it sticking.
  • STEP 3
    Turn on the grill to 200 degrees celsius. Add about 3/4 of the mozzarella and all the basil to the gnocchi and stir well. Divide the gnocchi into individual ramekins, or one dish, and top with the remaining mozzarella.
  • STEP 4
    Put the gnocchi under the grill for 3 minutes or until the mozzarella is crisp and bubbling. Serve with green salad.

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