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Gnocchi Al Pomodoro

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
40 minutes to make Pomodoro Sauce40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 2 - 3
Author: Pam - For the Love of Cooking


  • Cast Iron Skillet


  • 2 cups Pomodoro sauce - click the link up above for the recipe **You can also use your favorite jar of marinara
  • 1 (16 oz) package of gnocchi
  • 8-10 Ciliegine mozzarella balls, halved
  • Parmesan, freshly grated
  • Basil leaves, torn, to taste


  • Pour 2 cups of Pomodoro sauce in a small cast iron skillet and simmer over medium heat. 
  • Cook the gnocchi per package instructions. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup of the cooking water. 
  • Add the drained gnocchi to the sauce and gently toss to coat evenly. Top with the halved balls of mozzarella.
  • Place the skillet on the top rack of your oven and broil until the cheese is melted and gooey. Serve immediately with freshly grated parmesan and torn basil. Enjoy.