KOSTAS and the yummy world

KOSTAS and the yummy world

Gnocchi Alla Sorrentina

Saturday, 16 June 2018


For this easy to prepare dish you will need:

heart gnocchi (fresh or not / from the supermarket)

heart mozzarella cheese (preferably di Bufala Campana, if you want to give that original touch to your recipe)

heart tomato juice slightly concentrated or fresh tomato (without seeds).  If you want to give that original touch, try to find fresh tomatoes 'tipo San Marzano'.  

heart parmesan cheese (optionally, for decoration)

heart olive oil

heart honey or sugar or any sweetener of your taste

heart garlic (crashed)

heart black pepper 

Basic Ingredients



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Preparation in 5 simple steps

step 1:  In a pan put the tomato sauce and add some salt if you want.  Bring it to a boil.

step 2:  When tomato sauce starts to boil, drop into the pan the olive oil, the garlic, the honey, the pepper and stir them well.

step 3:  Put in the mixture the gnocchi and leave them to simmer in medium heat for 3-5 minutes (or according to the instruction on the package)

step 4: Cut the mozzarella cheese into pieces and put them into the hot sauce. 

step 5: Turn off the heating and stir for some seconds.


Serve the food into white plates and decorate with fresh basil and parmesan flakes.

Preparation steps

Bon Apetit!!! 

Note:  the original 'Gnocchi alla Sorrentina' dish needs one last preparation step.  The already cooked dish, before served, goes into the oven for some minutes.  I do not consider it necessary....it is up to you to decide!