Baked Gnocchi Recipe Named "Sorrentina"

How to make one of the most popular baked gnocchi recipe from Italy and well known abroad, "Gnocchi alla Sorrentina".

Made by restaurants around the world, this homemade gnocchi recipe is one of the Italian first course dishes most popular over the internet.

An easy preparation and taste of fresh tomato sauce, combined with scent freshness of basil and mozzarella. All ingredients that makes this dish a worthy Mediterranean diet ambassador in the world.

Indeed all benefits that your family and guests can enjoy.

Ingredients: serves 4

  • 2 lb. (kg.1) potato gnocchi homemade or store bought
  • 12-16 leaves of basil
  • 7 oz (gr.200) mozzarella cheese, best of course buffalo's
  • 3 cups (ml.700) tomato sauce
  • Parmesan cheese

Preparation: medium 1h

Prepare gnocchi potato by following my recipe How To Make Gnocchi, or buy them ready to cook then you need also prepare a fresh Tomato Pasta Sauce or canned.

Remember to take care to throw the gnocchi in boiling salted water a bit at a time, so not to lower water temperature. Gnocchi are ready when they start floating on the surface, about 2 minutes. Then drain well gnocchi and toss with tomato sauce into a baking pan. Add mozzarella and Parmesan.

(1) dice the mozzarella, (2) gnocchi are ready when floating, (3) add tomato sauce.

(4) mix tomato sauce, (5) add diced mozzarella, (6) add grated Parmesa.

How to bake:

The ideal time will depend on the power of your grill; I say that they will be ready when Parmesan cheese is gratin and you will have achieved a beautiful hazel.

At gratin occurred, remove your homemade "Gnocchi alla Sorrentina" from oven and serve hot decorating the dish with 3-4 leaves of fresh basil on each plate.

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