Gnocchi Lasagna

Serves: 6

Better than pasta - give this a try to delight your taste buds. Kids love it. Look in the pasta section, gnocchi comes in a box. If you are a meat eater, add 1 lb crumbled, cooked italian sausage.

Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 30 min


2 lbs gnocchi
2 small onions, finely chopped
2 small red bell peppers, finely chopped
2 fresh garlic cloves, minced
2 (14-ounce) cans diced tomatoes
1/2 tsp dried oregano
handful fresh basil
9 oz mozzarella cheese, sliced
salt to taste
freshly ground pepper to taste
2 tablespoons olive oil
dash hot pepper sauce


Heat the olive oil and saute the peppers and onions for 5 minutes until soft,. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute more. Add the diced tomatoes and season with salt and pepper. Stir in the oregano and dash of hot sauce.

Add the gnocchi. Simmer for 10-15 minutes, until the gnocchi is soft and tender. Remove from heat. Tear up the basil and gently stir into the gnocchi. Transfer to a casserole dish.

Top with sliced mozzarella. Bake for 20 minutes at 350° until cheese melts.


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