Thursday, September 13, 2012

Gnocchi Casserole.

I´ve tried many Gnocchi recipies, I never liked it! but this one, I fell in love with as it´s easy & delicious! & the smell of Italy was all over the house:))

500 gm Gnocchi
250 gm Cherry tomatos, (cut into halves)
1 medium sized finely chopped onion
3-4 finely chopped garlic cloves
Freshly chopped Basil
3 Tablespoons Olive oil
2 Tablespoons Tomato paste
1 cup vegetable stock (soup)
Salt & pepper
3 Table spoons grated Parmesan cheese

Cook Gnocchi in boiling salted water & remove when cooked then drain.

Prepare the sauce:
In a pan, heat olive oil then add to it onion & garlic, stirr for 1 minute , then add the tomato paste & stock, add the salt,pepper, thyme & Basil. reduce the heat & leave to simmer for 5-10 minutes till the sauce is thick.then turn off the heat.
Add Gnocchi & the tomatoes to the sauce & stirr.
Put in a ramekin or Caseerole & sprinkle the grated Parmesan on top &enter a preheated oven for 15 minutes till top is golden.