Tasteful Tuesday: Fried Gnocchi

Full of flavor and quick enough for an easy dinner during the week, this gnocchi recipe is sure to please you and your family – and will make delicious leftovers for the following days.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • A pinch of chilies, dried and crushedFried Gnocchi
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 lb gnocchi
  • 4 oz semi-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 5 oz black olives, pitted
  • A squeeze of lemon zest
  • Handful of fresh basil leaves, torn
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated

Directions:

  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and add the chili and garlic. Cook for about 1 minute.
  2. Add the gnocchi and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5-7 minutes or until slightly puffed and golden.
  3. Add tomatoes, olives, lemon zest and basil and cook further for about 1-2 minutes.
  4. Stir in the parmesan. Serve, drizzle with a little extra virgin olive oil and garnish with extra basil leaves, if desired. Enjoy!

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