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Ricotta Spinach Gnocchi with Fresh Tomato Sauce and Ricotta Salata

This is a great recipe to make in the warm summer months when fresh tomatoes are at the peak of the season. The Ricotta Salata is a salted aged ricotta cheese that adds a unique sharp taste and compliments the sweet tomato sauce.



Category: Gnocchi and Cavatelli


For 2 Person(s)


1 lb Talluto's Spinach Gnocchi
2 lbs diced fresh plum tomatoes, peeled if desired
3 Tbsp Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
4 cloves fresh garlic, chopped
4 leaves fresh basil
kosher salt, to taste
crushed red pepper flakes, to taste
dry Ricotta Salata, coarsly grated or shredded

Ricotta Spinach Gnocchi with Fresh Tomato Sauce and Ricotta Salata Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet.
  2. Add the garlic and crushed red pepper flakes and sauté until the garlic is golden in color.
  3. Add the diced tomatoes to the skillet and season with a little salt, to taste.
  4. Add fresh basil leaves to the tomatoes and allow the sauce to simmer for about 5 minutes.
  5. Begin cooking the gnocchi in boiling salted water according to the instructions on the package, for 4-6 minutes.
  6. Once the gnocchi finish cooking, drain well and add to the skillet with the sauce.
  7. Toss the gnocchi with the sauce and simmer for an additional minute.
  8. Top with grated Ricotta Salata and serve.

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