Baked Gnocchi Double Cheese Tomato Sauce a fast and easy pasta recipe, baked in a simple tomato sauce topped with mozzarella & Parmesan.
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5 from 4 votes

Baked Gnocchi Double Cheese Tomato Sauce

The perfect Comfort Food Pasta Dish. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Pasta
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 378kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Gnocchi (homemade or store-bought store-bought Gnocchmine said cooked in 2 minutes)
  • TOMATO SAUCE
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup tomato purée
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 clove small garlic chopped
  • TOPPING
  • 3/4 - 1 cup shredded firm Mozzarella (Fontina or Gruyere cheese)
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 425°, lightly oil an 8 x 6 inch baking dish.
  • In a medium pot, over medium heat add olive oil, garlic, purée, water, oregano,basil, and salt. Stir to combine cook until thickened (not too thick), approximately 15-20 minutes.
  • While sauce is cooking, boil water and cook gnocchi just until the float to the surface, approximately 30 seconds, drain immediately.
  • When sauce has thickened add gnocchi and toss gently, place in prepared baking pan, top with first shredded Mozzarella and then grated Parmesan cheese. Bake in oven for approximately 5 minutes then broil for another 5 minutes or until cheese has browned, (watch it doesn't burn). Serve immediately. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 378kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 859mg | Potassium: 383mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 515IU | Vitamin C: 9.6mg | Calcium: 144mg | Iron: 7.2mg