Chorizo & mozzarella gnocchi bake

Another in our occasional series on simple recipes, this one is tasty and very easy to make, enjoy!


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


STEP 1: Heat the oil in a medium pan over a 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.

STEP 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 green salad.

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