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oven baked gnocchi in tomato sauce and mozzarella

Recipe: oven baked gnocchi in tomato sauce and mozzarella

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Servings 3


  • 500 g gnocchi fresh
  • 500 g crushed tomatoes
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 250 g mozzarella
  • fresh basil optional to garnish


  • Heat up the oven to 200°C (392°F)
  • Heat up a pot with the crushed tomatoes and add minced garlic, thyme, basil, salt and black pepper. Let it simmer for 5 min (it becomes better if it is allowed to simmer for longer
  • Shred the mozzarella
  • In an oven proof form add the gnocchi, then pour over the tomato sauce and finish with the mozzarella
  • Bake in the oven for 30 min. Serve it with some fresh basil leaves as garnish and perhaps a salad.
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