Gnocchi with Tomato and Mozzarella

Gnocchi with Tomato and Mozzarella

1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil

1/2 onion, finely chopped

2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes (I drained some of the liquid)

Salt to taste

1 (18 ounce) package gnocchi

2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

1 (4 ounce) ball fresh mozzarella, cubed

4 fresh basil leaves

Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat

Sauté onion until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes

Add tomatoes and salt; simmer over low heat while you prepare the gnocchi

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil

Cook gnocchi in the boiling water until they float to the top, 2 to 4 minutes, Drain

Set an oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven’s broiler

Add gnocchi and Parmesan cheese to tomato mixture; toss to combine.

Spoon into baking dish

Arrange cubes of mozzarella cheese evenly on top

Place baking dish in the oven and broil until mozzarella cheese is melted, about 5 to 10 minutes.

Remove from oven and garnish with basil leaves before serving

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