One pot gnocchi
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Serves: 2 hungry people
  • 200g Sausage meat (approx 3 sausages)
  • 1 Clove garlic, minced
  • 500g Gnocchi
  • 1 Handful baby plum tomatoes, halved
  • 50g Pitted black olives
  • 1 Tbsp Tomato puree
  • 2 Tbsp Mascarpone
  • 1 Tbsp Water
  • 1 Tsp Chilli flakes
  • 125g Mozzarella
  • A few sprigs of basil leaves
  • Olive oil to dress
  1. Heat a large frying pan or skillet over a medium burner and add a tablespoon of oil.
  2. Score the sausages length ways with a knife to easily remove the casings and add the sausage meat to the pan.
  3. Fry until beginning to brown, breaking in to small pieces with a spoon or spatula.
  4. Turn the heat up to high. Add the gnocchi, tomatoes and garlic stirring regularly.
  5. Cook for approximately 8 minutes or until the gnocchi has softened and the outsides are a light golden brown.
  6. Turn the heat down to low.
  7. Slice the olives in to the pan then add the tomato puree, mascarpone, water and chilli flakes.
  8. Stir until well combined and season with plenty of salt and pepper.
  9. Take off the heat. Tear the mozzarella and basil leaves and toss them in to the pan.
  10. Spoon in to bowls and dress with a drizzle of olive oil.
  11. Serve.
Recipe by A Life of Geekery at

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