Ñoqui con Tuco Potato Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 9m
Ready In

Recipe: #40744

May 25, 2023

"Argentinan dish served on the 29th of the month, before everyone gets paid. They make their potato gnocchi from scratch. I'm using a pound of premade gnocchi . If you're feeling flush, you can add 8 ounces of cooked chicken breast chopped up; just add to sauce at very end."

Original is 4 servings
  • Sauce:
  • Topping:


  • Serving Size: 1 (938.7 g)
  • Calories 348.5
  • Total Fat - 16.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 15.9 mg
  • Sodium - 1605.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 40.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 8 g
  • Sugars - 12.2 g
  • Protein - 13.2 g
  • Calcium - 343 mg
  • Iron - 2.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 102.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat.

Step 2

Add diced onion, carrot, garlic, and red bell pepper to the saucepan.

Step 3

Cook the vegetables for about 5 minutes, until they become translucent.

Step 4

Add the canned tomatoes and vegetable stock to the saucepan.

Step 5

Season the sauce with bay leaves, paprika, cumin, oregano, salt, and black pepper to taste.

Step 6

Simmer the sauce for approximately 30 minutes until it thickens.

Step 7

Use an immersion blender to blend the sauce until smooth, eliminating any chunks.

Step 8

Meanwhile, towards the end of the sauce cooking time, bring a second saucepan of heavily salted water to a boil.

Step 9

Cook the gnocchi in the boiling water until they float to the surface.

Step 10

Drain the cooked gnocchi.

Step 11

Serve the gnocchi with a generous amount of the thick sauce on top.

Step 12

Sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese over the dish.


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