13 April, 2020
Gnocchi in Tomato Cream Sauce
Posted in : MAIN DISHES
by : Admin
Quick and easy Gnocchi in Tomato Cream Sauce is a tasty meatless meal with big, bold, creamy flavor and ready in just 30 minutes.
1 pound gnocchi
2 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons olive oil
3 teaspoons minced garlic
1 15-ounce can fire roasted crushed or diced tomatoes
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried Italian herb blend or Herbs de Provence
1/2 cup chicken broth or water
1/3 cup heavy cream
1/4-1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/4 teaspoon black pepper, or to taste
fresh thyme, basil, and grated parmesan for serving optional
cook the gnocchi
Fill a pot with about 3 inches of water. Bring to a boil.
Add gnocchi, boil for 2-3 minutes until gnocchi floats. Drain, then toss gnocchi with 2 teaspoons olive oil to keep it from sticking together.
Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and saute 1 minute until fragrant.
Add gnocchi and dried herbs, and saute 2-4 minutes until gnocchi begins browning on the edges.
Transfer gnocchi to a bowl and cover to keep warm.
make the sauce
Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, and broth to the skillet over medium heat and bring to a simmer.
Stir in heavy cream, crushed red pepper flakes, and salt and pepper. Simmer 4-5 minutes until sauce is reduced and creamy.
Stir in gnocchi, taste and add salt and pepper if needed. Garnish with thyme or basil and freshly grated parmesan and serve.