Baked Gnocchi Double Cheese Tomato Sauce
The perfect Comfort Food Pasta Dish.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 3 servings
- 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
- 3/4 - 1 cup shredded firm Mozzarella (Fontina or Gruyere cheese)
- 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
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!
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