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Gnocchi with Marinara Sauce

This gnocchi with marinara sauce recipe uses DeLallo's gnocchi kit to make delicious homemade gnocchi, and it's topped with a quick from-scratch marinara sauce. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword gnocchi with marinara sauce
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 (8.82 ounce) DeLallo Potato & Cheese Gnocchi Kit
  • 1/2 medium onion chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine or water
  • 1 (28 fluid ounce) can DeLallo San Marzano Style Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes optional
  • 3 sprigs fresh basil
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • For serving: more fresh basil (torn) and freshly grated parmesan cheese optional

Instructions

  • Add the olive oil and onion to a medium saucepan over medium-high heat and sauté for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add in the wine, crushed tomatoes, oregano, red pepper flakes, and give it a good stir. Gently add the whole sprigs of basil in. Reduce the heat (to low or medium-low) and simmer gently, uncovered, for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, boil a large, salted pot of water for the gnocchi, and prepare the gnocchi according to the package directions.
  • Give the marinara sauce a taste, remove the basil sprigs, and season with plenty of salt & pepper as needed. If you prefer the sauce to be a little sweeter, you can stir in a pinch of sugar. Serve the gnocchi with the marinara sauce spooned over top. Optional: serve with extra basil and freshly grated parmesan cheese.