Chorizo & mozzarella gnocchi bake

Today’s Recipe: Chorizo & Mozzarella Gnocchi Bake

Upgrade cheesy tomato pasta with gnocchi, chorizo, and mozzarella for a comforting bake that makes an excellent midweek meal.

Nutrition: Per serving
  • kcal – 318
  • fat – 13g
  • saturates – 6g
  • carbs – 36g
  • sugars – 8g
  • fiber – 4g
  • protein – 13g
  • salt – 1.7g
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 120g chorizo, diced
  • 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • 600g fresh gnocchi
  • 125g mozzarella ball, cut into chunks
  • small bunch of basil, torn
  • green salad, to serve
Method

Part 1:

  • Heat the oil in a medium pan over medium heat. Fry the onion and garlic for 8-10 mins until soft.
  • Add the chorizo and fry for 5 mins more. Tip in the tomatoes and sugar, and season.
  • Bring to a simmer, then add the gnocchi and cook for 8 mins, stirring often, until soft. Heat the grill to high.

Part 2:

  • Stir ¾ of the mozzarella and most of the basil through the gnocchi.
  • Divide the mixture between six ovenproof ramekins, or put in one baking dish.
  • Top with the remaining mozzarella, then grill for 3 mins, or until the cheese is melted and golden.
  • Season, scatter over the remaining basil and serve with a green salad.
Saqib Khan
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