Recipe: Gnocchi in Spicy Tomato Sauce

I’ll admit that I’m guilty of buying those frozen bags of gnocchi from the grocery store… until now! Every bite of this gnocchi in spicy tomato sauce will make you feel like you’re in a fancy Italian cafe. The thick, soft dough dumplings absorb the tomato sauce perfectly and make every bite a complete delight!


Gnocchi in Spicy Tomato Sauce

Original # of Servings: 1

Total Time: 30 minutes

Active Time: 30 minutes


  • gnocchi – 8 tablespoon
  • marinara sauce – 6 tablespoon
  • grated parmesan – 1 1/2 teaspoon
  • extra virgin olive oil – 3/8 teaspoon
  • garlic – 1/4 teaspoon
  • fresh basil – 1/8 bunch
  • crushed red pepper – 1/8 teaspoon


  1. Cook gnocchi by package directions.
  2. Heat a saute pan over medium heat and add olive oil.
  3. Mince garlic and add to the pan.
  4. Add in marinara sauce and crushed red pepper and bring to a simmer.
  5. Fold in cooked gnocchi and cook for a minute.
  6. Plate gnocchi and garnish with grated parmesan and freshly torn basil.

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