Creamy Gnocchi with Tomatoes
Y’all know my crew loves everything pasta. I’m try really hard when I’m menu planning to make sure there is a variety of pasta recipes and pasta types available. Creamy Gnocchi with Tomatoes is one of their favorites. Sometimes I’ll mix things up and include some grilled chicken strips or Italian Sausage slices. I hope your family enjoys this recipe as much as mine does!
Cook gnocchi according to package directions.
Set aside a few tsp of the water the gnocchi was cooked in.
Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat.
Slice garlic and add to pan.
Cook until soft.
Cut tomatoes in half and add to pan.
Cook for a minute. Stirring often.
Add gnocchi, cream cheese, salt and pepper.
Cook until melted. Add a tsp of the gnocchi water and stir.
Tear basil and add to pan with grated cheese.
Stir to combine. Add more gnocchi water to thin out if its too thick.
Creamy Gnocchi with Tomatoes
- 1 lb pkg gnocchi
- Pt grape tomatoes
- ½ block cream cheese 4oz
- 3 garlic cloves
- Handful basil
- ¼ Grated parmesan
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 tsp ground black pepper
- 1 tsp olive oil
- Cook gnocchi according to package directions.
- Set aside a few tsp of the water the gnocchi was cooked in.
- Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat.
- Slice garlic and add to pan.
- Cook until soft.
- Cut tomatoes in half and add to pan.
- Cook for a minute. Stirring often.
- Add gnocchi, cream cheese, salt and pepper.
- Cook until melted. Add a tsp of the gnocchi water and stir.
- Tear basil and add to pan with grated cheese.
- Stir to combine. Add more gnocchi water to thin out if its too thick.
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