Maple Caramelized Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce

yield: 4 portions Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes
ingredients
instructions

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup from Canada
1 lb vacuum pack of gnocchi
2 cups homemade or store-bought tomato sauce
Salt and ground pepper, to taste
Basil leaves, chopped, to taste
Parmesan, grated or flakes, to taste
 

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Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Sauté onion and garlic for a few seconds.
  3. Add maple syrup and gnocchi, reduce heat, and caramelize for 5 minutes or until gnocchi is crisp and golden.
  4. Stir often to ensure all sides are nicely caramelized.
  5. Add the tomato sauce and cook 5 minutes while stirring.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Just before serving, sprinkle with basil leaves and garnish with Parmesan, if desired.

Type: Dinner

 
Pure Maple Syrup
The natural sweetener offers a variety of flavor components, including; nutty, vanilla, coffee, floral and spicy flavors.floral and spicy
maple recipes
The natural sweetener offers a variety of flavor components, including; nutty, vanilla, coffee, floral and spicy flavors.floral and spicy flavors.
Benefits of Maple
Based on Research by the Canadian Nutrient File (Health Canada), maple syrups's nutritional value is superior to other common sweateners, such as honey, sugar, and even brown sugar.