Baked gnocchi

4 Feb

Simple, delicious and it takes 15 minutes.

One pound of gnocchi.

Four ounces diced pancetta.

One tablespoons oil.

4 cloves minced garlic.

One 16 ounce can of diced tomatoes.

One small can of tomato sauce.

1/2 teaspoon oregano.

8 basil leaves.

1/2 teaspoon salt.

1/2 teaspoon sugar.

1/2 teaspoon black pepper.

1/2 cup half and half.

1/2 pound mozzarella cheese.

6 slices muenster cheese.

3 tablespoons parmesan cheese

Boil the gnocchi according to the package directions.

Brown the pancetta in the oil.

 Add the garlic and saute .

Add everything except the half and half.

Bring to a boil.

Take off the heat and add the half and half.

 Mix the cooked gnocchi with the sauce into a baking dish.

 Add all the cheese on top.

Bake at 350 till the cheese is melted.

This is real comfort food.

The pancetta gives this a different flavor.

Serve this with a big green salad and crusty italian bread.

 

 

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