Ready In:

About 30 minutes

Good For:


Tomato Garlic Gnocchi with Beef

  • 1 package Plain gnocchi (500g)

  • 1 lb beef (stir fry strips, flat iron steak cut into strips, or ground beef)

  • 1 small tin (425g) plain tomato sauce or strained tomatoes

  • Drizzle of olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, in thin slices

  • 1 onion, cubed

  • ½ c cherry tomatoes, cut into little wheels

  • 2 c baby spinach

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 15 cracks fresh black pepper

  • Butter for sauté 
  • Fresh grated Parmesan to garnish

Step by Step Instructions

 Step 1

Put a large pot of salted water on to boil for the gnocchi.

Melt a bit of butter in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat and sauté the onion and garlic until the onion becomes translucent – about 5 minutes, then add the beef, salt, and pepper, and sauté until the beef is browned then lower the heat and simmer until the gnocchi is ready.

Step 2

When the water is boiling add the gnocchi and cook to package instructions (usually about 2 minutes, until the gnocchi floats). 

Step 3

When the gnocchi is done drain it and add it to the skillet with the sauce along with the tomatoes and a drizzle of olive oil. Mix well, then stir in the spinach and stir until the spinach is wilted, then serve into pasta bowls, sprinkle with a generous amount of fresh grated Parmesan, and enjoy!

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