• Rabab Awada

Cheesy Gnocchi Bake


  • 1 lb gnocchi

  • 1 onion chopped

  • 4 garlic cloves chopped

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 14 oz or 1 can diced tomatoes

  • 1 tbsp tomato paste

  • 1 cup of water

  • 3 tbsp sour cream

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 2 tbs Italian seasoning

  • 1/2 tsp salt or to taste

  • 1/4 tsp pepper or to taste

  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped

  • 1 cup mozzarella shredded

  • 3 tbs Parmesan cheese


  • Make the sauce:

Preheat the oven to 435F°. In a large oven-safe skillet or any skillet available , cook the onion and garlic together with the olive oil.When it’s light in color add the diced tomatoes, tomato paste, and a cup of water . Simmer for 5 minutes. Reduce the heat to low, and stir in the sour cream, paprika, Italian seasoning,salt, pepper, and parsley.

  • Cook the gnocchi:

Bring a pot of water to a boil and cook the gnocchi according to package instructions. It should take just 1-2 minutes. Add the gnocchi straight from the boiling water to the skillet; reserve 1/2 cup of the pasta cooking water.

  • Bake the gnocchi:

transfer the sauce to an over pan and add the gnocchi to it Mix everything together well, top with mozzarella cheese,Parmesan cheese and bake for 10 minutes. Garnish with parsley and serve.