Comfort MobBenjamin Lebus

Bacony Gnocchi Bake

Comfort MobBenjamin Lebus
Bacony Gnocchi Bake

The most comforting dish you’ll ever eat.

NOTES:

Make sure the bacon is nice and crispy before adding the tomatoes!

COOKING TIME (INCLUDES PREPARATION TIME): 50 MINUTES

INGREDIENTS:

  • Parmesan

  • Mozzarella

  • 900g of Cherry Tomatoes

  • 200g of Spinach

  • Basil

  • Garlic

  • 400g of Smoked Bacon Lardons

  • 500g of Gnocchi

METHOD:

  1. Add smoked bacon lardons to a frying pan and cook until crispy.

  2. Add your cherry tomatoes and cook until they start to burst. Add 2 chopped garlic cloves. Stir them in and add your spinach and basil leaves. Once they have wilted, mix everything together. Season with salt and pepper. Bubble down until the sauce is thick and rich.

  3. While the sauce is thickening, put your gnocchi into a bowl and cover with boiling water.

  4. Once the sauce has thickened remove from the heat. Drain gnocchi and stir it in to the sauce.

  5. Pour the gnocchi into a baking dish and flatten it out. Tear two balls of mozzarella over the top. Cover the whole dish with grated Parmesan, season with pepper and a drizzle of olive oil.

  6. Place under the grill for 15 minutes or until the cheese is golden and bubbling.

  7. Enjoy!

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