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:

❤ gnocchi (fresh or not / from the supermarket)

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

❤ 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'.  

❤ parmesan cheese (optionally, for decoration)

❤ olive oil

❤ honey or sugar or any sweetener of your taste

❤ garlic (crashed)

❤ 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!