Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Gnocchi & Tomato Bake (With Freezing Instructions)

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 onion, chopped

1 red pepper, deseeded and finely chopped

1 garlic clove, crushed

1 (14 ounce) can chopped tomatoes

17 1/2 ounces gnocchi

1/2 cup fresh basil, torn

4 1/2 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, torn into chunks


1 Heat grill / broiler to high.
2 Heat the oil in a large frying pan, then soften the onion and pepper for 5 minutes.
3 Stir in the garlic, fry for 1 minute, tip in the tomatoes and gnocchi, then bring to simmer.
4 Bubble for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until gnocchi is soft and the sauce has thickened.
5 Season, stir through the basil, then transfer to a large ovenproof dish.
6 Scatter with the mozzarella, then grill / broil for 5 to 6 minutes until the cheese is bubbling and golden.
7 This dish can be frozen for up to a month. Just defrost and bake in a medium oven for 20 - 30 minutes until piping hot.
Read more: http://www.food.com/recipe/gnocchi-tomato-bake-with-freezing-instructions-318100#ixzz1yy0MEDb6

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