The Summer has pretty much been a wash out, (when I made this I was watching torrential rain battering my window). So comfort food was the order of the day. Chorizo makes anything taste good, add some gnocchi and cream and you have a little bowl of heaven.
500 Grams Gnocchi (I use shop bought)
75 Grams Chorizo (finely sliced)
1 Onion (thinly sliced)
1 Large red pepper (cut into 2cm cubes)
50 Grams Sun dried tomatoes (finely chopped)
2 Tbsp Olive oil (I sometimes like to use the oil that the sun dried tomatoes comes in, as it has loads of flavour)
1 Tbsp Tomato puree
125 ml Double cream
Salt and pepper
- Heat 1 table spoon of oil in a large pan, and fry the chorizo, red pepper and onion until soft, remove from the pan and set to one side
- Add the rest of the oil to the pan to heat, add then and the gnocchi, and brown gently all over.
- Stir in the tomato puree and cook for another 1-2 minutes, add the sun dried tomatoes and the chorizo and peppers and onion you removed from the pan earlier
- Add the cream and stir well ensuring everything is well coated, check if you think it needs salt or pepper. Cook for another 2-3 minutes to reduce the cream if necessary
I never would have thought of Gnocchi and Chorizo together – what a wonderful surprise!
Thanks, on wet and miserable day this really was yummy. In fairness I could eat chorizo on a flip flop 😏
I know what you mean. Here in Central California, it’s down right hot. I can’t wait for cooler days, although I could do without the rain beyond mornings with a cup of tea.
I can only imagine, I’ve been watching the devastation the wild fires have been causing due to the heat. Hope you stay safe and cooler weather comes your way.
Praying for a change in the weather soon.
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