Gnocchi with a tomato sauce

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Gnocchi with a tomato sauce
This is a really tasty dish and is perfect for a lazy Saturday lunch.

6 large potatoes, roughly chopped

2 tbsp olive oil

270g plain flour

3 eggs

1 onion, finely chopped

3 tbsp basil leaves

1 clove garlic, crushed

600g tomato passata

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Cook the potatoes in a large pan of boiling water.

Once cooked, mash together with the eggs and flour until it forms into a dough like substance.

Turn onto work surface, knead until smooth and divide into eight chunks. Roll into a sausage shape and cut into 2cm in length.

Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat and cook the onion until soft.

 Add the garlic and passata and allow to simmer for 10 minutes.

Bring a large pot of water to the boil, add a tablespoon of olive oil and cook the gnocchi in it.

Once the gnocchi have floated to the top the top, cook for a further minute, drain and return to pot.

Stir in the tomato sauce and add the basil.


Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
15 minutes

Main ingredients
Flour, Eggs, Vegetables

Recipe Type
Dinner, Easy, Kids Food

Level of Difficulty

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