Sunday, November 1, 2015

Cheesy Skillet Gnocchi

We actually had this recipe last year.  However, we were both sick, so neither of us remembered it very well.  So we tried it again.

It reminded me of Spaghetti with Simple Sauce.  It was pretty good, and we both liked it.

Will have again. We had with Caesar Salad.

Cheesy Skillet Gnocchi

Photo by ALB

Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 (16-ounce) package prepared whole-wheat gnocchi
4 ounces mild Italian sausage, casings removed (used Spicy)
1 1/2 cups chopped tomato
2 garlic cloves, sliced
1/4 cup unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson)
2 ounces part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded (about 1/2 cup)
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

1. Preheat broiler to high.

2. Heat a large ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Add oil; swirl. Add gnocchi; cook 7 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Place gnocchi in a large bowl. Add sausage to pan; cook 6 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble. Add sausage to gnocchi. Add tomato and garlic to pan; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add gnocchi mixture and stock to pan; sprinkle with cheese. Place pan in oven; broil 2 minutes or until cheese is melted and lightly browned. Sprinkle with basil.

Nutritional Information
Amount per serving
Calories: 301; Fat: 8.6 g; Sat fat: 2.8 g; Mono fat: 3.4 g; Poly fat: 0.5 g; Protein: 14 g; Carbohydrate: 40 g; Fiber: 8 g; Cholesterol 16 mg; Iron: 4 mg; Sodium: 691 mg; Calcium: 128 mg

Cooking Light, OCTOBER 2014

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