A delicious gnocchi tomato sauce with fresh mozzarella
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Easy Gnocchi Sorrentina

This gnocchi Sorrentina is one of the best gnocchi recipes! It’s easy, healthy, and great for anyone, even a vegetarian! And best of all, its just four ingredients - tomato sauce, cheese, gnocchi, and fresh basil! One of the dinners we make every week! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 553kcal


  • 1 24 oz jar Classico Roasted Garlic Pasta Sauce
  • 4 cups potato gnocchi
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil torn
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella cut into rounds


  • Cook gnocchi according to package instructions.
  • While gnocchi is cooking, heat sauce in a large sauce pan over medium-high heat. Heat for 3-5 minutes.
  • Remove gnocchi from boiling water using a slotted spoon and place directly into pasta sauce. Stir to combine gnocchi into sauce.
  • Tear pieces of basil and stir into sauce. Cook for another 1-2 minutes. 
  • Top sauce with mozzarella rounds and allow sauce to cook until mozzarella is soft and almost melted. 
  • Remove from heat and serve immediately, allowing the mozzarella to continue melting on top of the hot pasta. 


Calories: 553kcal | Carbohydrates: 85g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 1158mg | Potassium: 43mg | Fiber: 5g | Vitamin A: 460IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 336mg | Iron: 8.8mg