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Sunday, 1 July 2012



Serves: 4
2 tsp. extra virginolive oil
1 brown onion, finely chopped 
2 garlic cloves, diced
1/4 cup dry white wine
1/2 cup passata
400g can whole plum tomatoes with juice, crushed by hand
1 small fresh red chilli, finely chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 sprigs basil, roughly chopped
Salt & ground black pepper, to taste 
625g pkt gnocchi- wheat, gluten and dairy free (this should be located in you health food shopping aisle)
  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and cook, stirring often, for 2 minutes or until onion softens slightly.
  2. Stir in the tomatoes, pasata, wine and chilli. Increase heat to high and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes or until the sauce reduces and thickens slightly. Stir in the parsley, taste and season with salt and pepper. Cover to keep warm and set aside.
  3. Cook the gnocchi in a large saucepan of salted boiling water for 30-40 seconds or until the gnocchi float to the surface. Drain gnocchi, reserving 2 tbs of the cooking liquid. Add the gnocchi and reserved liquid to the sauce and toss to combine.
    Divide among serving bowles garnish with a sprig of parsley or basil.
Next time I will attempt to make the gnocchi myself, might even try sweet potatoe gnocchi. I would also like to try a creamy tomato sauce... so using coconut milk and blending the sauce.
Also top it off with 'parmesean cheese'. 


  1. Looks delicious! It's great being able to buy gfree pasta like this, it was really handy when I went interstate a couple of years ago, I could cook in out apartment.

    I've made gfree gnocchi, the recipe is on my blog but you've reminded me that I'd love to try sweet potato!

  2. Thanks, I'll have to check out your recipe.
    I wonder with the whole sweet potato gnocchi how the texture would differ from normal gnocchi as the potatoes are quite different =/