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Baked Gnocchi With Spinach And Tomato

Have you discovered the tasty treat that is gnocchi yet? It’s readily available in most supermarkets now, but you could always use penne or pasta shelves if you prefer. The tomato and lemon gives the dish a fresh taste, but it’s wonderfully warm and filling too.

Serves: 2
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 500g fresh gnocchi
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 x 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Salt and black pepper
  • Pinch of sugar
  • 200g spinach, chopped
  • 1 x 125g ball of Mozzarella

To serve:
Garlic bread

Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 200˚C/180˚C fan /gas mark 6. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil and blanch the gnocchi for one minute. Drain and transfer into a large ovenproof dish.

2. Heat the olive oil in a pan over a medium heat. Cook the onion for five minutes until soft. Add the garlic and cook for a further minute.

3. Add the tinned tomatoes, oregano and lemon zest, seasoning with salt, black pepper and a pinch of sugar. Bring to a simmer and cook for five minutes, then stir in the spinach. Cover with a lid for 1-2 minutes until the spinach wilts.

4. Pour the sauce over the gnocchi, stirring a little to combine. Tear the Mozzarella into pieces and scatter over the top of the dish. Season with some extra black pepper, then bake for 10-15 minutes until golden and bubbling. Serve with garlic bread.

Per Serving: 615kcals, 19.4g fat (8g saturated), 83.1g carbs, 9.6g sugars, 29.6g protein, 11.3g fibre, 1.399g sodium

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