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Sausage Gnocchi Bake

Sausage Gnocchi Bake is comfort food at its best, oozing with flavour and cheesy goodness!
Course Main
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 52 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 12 minutes
Servings 4 - 5
Author Dean Edwards

Ingredients

  • 4 Quality pork sausages
  • 2 Roasted red peppers finely chopped
  • 1 Red onion finely diced
  • 3 Cloves crushed garlic
  • 1 410 g Tin evaporated milk
  • 80 ml Tomato ketchup
  • 1 tsp English mustard
  • 100 g Cheddar cheese grated
  • 100 g Emmental cheese grated
  • Couple of drops of hot sauce optional
  • 2 x 400g Bags shop-bought potato gnocchi
  • 1 Small bag cheese flavoured tortilla chips
  • Bacofoil Non-Stick foil

Instructions

  1. Cut the sausages into bite-sized pieces then fry off in a hot pan for 6-7 minutes until nicely browned
  2. Remove from the pan and wrap in some Bacofoil Non-Stick Foil to keep warm then set aside
  3. In the same pan-fry the onion and garlic in some oil for around 5 minutes until softened
  4. Add the pepper, evaporated milk, ketchup, mustard and 2/3 of the grated cheese and stir until melted
  5. Season and add the hot sauce to taste, pour over the gnocchi and sausage pieces, stirring well to make sure its well combined
  6. Take a sheet of Bacofoil Non-Stick Foil, dull side up, 2 ½ times the size of the baking dish then line the dish
  7. Pour in the gnocchi then pull up the foil then fold the ends to make a loose parcel. Cook in a pre heated oven set at 180c / gas mark 4 for 20 minutes
  8. Remove from the oven; open the foil then sprinkle with the remaining cheese and crushed tortillas
  9. Return to the oven uncovered for a further 20 minutes or until golden.
  10. Leave to stand for a couple of minutes before serving with a crisp side salad