Recipe Tip: Spinach Gnocchi with Bacon and Tomato Sauce

Recipe Tip: Spinach Gnocchi with Bacon and Tomato Sauce

Top Recipe for 4 Persons. All ingredients and tips for getting it right. This colourful gnocchi recipe will please spinach lovers – and those who like a bit of bacon with their vegetables.



    1. Step 1

      Chop the smoked bacon finely and fry in a pan with a little olive oil. Finely chop the onion, add and cook for about 7 minutes on a medium heat.
    2. Step 2

      Add the passata and cook for about another 10 minutes until thickened. Season to taste and set aside – this is your tomato sauce.
    3. Step 3

      Place bacon slices on baking paper and cook in the oven at 200 °C until brown and crispy, set aside.
    4. Step 4

      Squeeze the spinach to remove any excess moisture and chop finely.
    5. Step 5

      Boil the potatoes in their skins in salted water until soft (approx. 20 minutes), then peel, grate coarsely and add to spinach.
    6. Step 6

      Cut the stale bread into large cubes, soak in milk, squeeze well and add to the mixture.
    7. Step 7

      Beat the eggs and add to the mixture along with parmesan cheese. Season with salt, mix with a fork and add enough flour to make a firm mix.
    8. Step 8

      Bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil, then reduce the temperature to a simmer.
    9. Step 9

      Form the spinach mixture into two rolls of just under 2cm in diameter on a chopping board and cut gnocchi from them.
    10. Step 10

      Cook in two batches in the salted water until the gnocchi rise to the surface, then remove using a slotted spoon.
    11. Step 11

      Drain, drizzle with the warm tomato sauce, garnish with the crispy bacon and serve with parmesan cheese.
    12. Step 12

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    13. Step 13

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    14. Step 14

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    15. Step 15

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