Baked gnocchi and meatballs

A quick and easy crowd pleaser, baked gnocchi with meatballs is the perfect recipe to turn to mid-week when you're busy or tired but still have a load of mouths to feed.

  • 1 hr cooking
  • Serves 4
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Baked gnocchi and meatballs
  • 4 thick pork sausages (480g)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup (30g) seeded black olives
  • 500 gram (1 pound) potato gnocchi
  • 2 1/2 cup (650g) bottled tomato pasta sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 1/2 cup (150g) coarsely grated mozzarella cheese


Baked gnocchi and meatballs
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F.
  • 2
    Chop sausages coarsely. Combine sausages and oil in shallow flameproof dish (19cm x 28cm). Bake, uncovered, about 20 minutes or until sausages are browned and have burst into little meatballs.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, halve olives. Add olives, gnocchi, sauce and oregano to dish; season. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 4
    Bake, uncovered, about 25 minutes or until gnocchi is tender.

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