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Gnocchi Nicoise Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kevin McCombie

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
4 oz. bacon, diced
4 cloves garlic, smashed
1/2 lb. ground beef
2 tbsp. brandy or red wine
3 shallots, chopped
1 cup diced carrots
1 stalk celery, sliced
1 tbsp. tomato paste
kosher salt and fresh ground pepper
x1 15 oz. can of plum tomatoes
1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
2/3 cup nicoise olives, pitted and chopped
1 lb. gnocchi

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. 2. Add the bacon and garlic; cook until the bacon starts to brown, about four min. 3. Add the ground beef; cook, stirring, three min. 4. Add the brandy, shallots, carrots, celery, and tomato paste; cook until the vegetables soften, about four min. 5. Season with salt & pepper.

6. Crush the tomatoes into the pan with your hands and add any juices from the can. 7. Stir in the broth, bay leaf, and olives. 8. Bring to a simmer and lower the heat; cover and cook for 20 min. 9. Uncover, increase the heat and bring to a boil to thicken the sauce.

10. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil the gnocchi until one floats to the top, about one min. Drain immediately to prevent the gnocchi from becoming mushy. 11. Toss the gnocchi with the sauce

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 min.

 

 

 

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