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Crispy Gnocchi with Sausage Meatballs

Paired with a sausage meatball ragu, this truly is the perfect comfort food dinner! Serves two, perfect with a side of garlic bread for a date night dinner.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 people
Calories 430 kcal

Equipment

  • Large Pot & Colander
  • 12" Skillet & Wooden Spoon

Ingredients
  

  • 400 g gnocchi
  • 400 g plum tomatoes chopped
  • 6 Pork sausages
  • 60 ml red wine
  • 20 g Parmesan cheese grated
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • 1 White onion
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree/ paste
  • Rosemary for garnish
  • Basil for garnish
  • Few sage leaves
  • Salt as per taste
  • Pepper as per taste

Instructions
 

  • Squeeze out the meat from the sausage skins & roll 5-6 mini meatballs from each sausage. Place to one side.
  • Pop your gnocchi in salted boiling for 2 mins until they’re just about cooked through & the water is completely cloudy. As soon as the first piece of gnocchi floats to the top, drain in a colander.
  • Melt butter in a pan over medium heat with a few sage leaves & add your gnocchi. Fry until crispy, shaking frequently. Season with salt & pepper then remove from pan.
  • Felt butter in a pan over medium heat with a few sage leaves & add your gnocchi. Fry until crispy, shaking frequently. Season with salt & pepper then remove from pan.
  • Stir in tomato puree, then deglaze with the red wine. Simmer for a few mins to reduce down, then pour in tomatoes. Add a sprig of basil & rosemary, season with salt & pepper, then allow to simmer for 8-12 mins. Once thickened, stir in your Parmesan (add a splash of water if it thickens too much). Serve with crispy gnocchi & extra Parmesan.
Keyword Crispy Gnocchi with Sausage Meatballs