Elegant meals don't necessarily have to equate to countless hours slaving away in the kitchen. A brighter, fresher, elegant meal is just 15 minutes away when you embrace the Tuscan way of cooking.
The key is layering flavors.
This Gnocchi with Vodka Sauce and Prosciutto begins with a simple base of crispy prosciutto, then fresh spinach is added to the pan, and finally the flavors are brought together with a Bertolli Vodka Sauce. Simple, elegant, fresh. It is the Tuscan way.
Starting with a simple village shop 150 years ago, Francesco Bertolli created a household name by adhering to the Tuscan principals of using simple, high quality ingredients, and layering flavors to create bold taste. Check out these 140 great tips to incorporate the Tuscan way into your cooking!
I used Bertolli Vodka Sauce as the base of this dish. The bright flavors of this premium sauce makes it the perfect starting point for a great family dinner that only utilizes 5 simple ingredients! I don't know about you, but I always want more simple and flavorful dinner recipes in my repertoire!
Store-bought gnocchi is great for this recipe since it comes in 16 oz package, picking up two of them gives you the perfect amount. However, if you would like to make your gnocchi from scratch, check out my guide on how to make homemade gnocchi.
You can learn more about cooking with gnocchi, storing garlic, perfectly pouring wine, and much more by checking out these great tips!
Gnocchi with Vodka Sauce and Prosciutto
- 2 lb Gnocchi
- 24 oz Bertolli Vodka Sauce
- 4 oz Prosciutto chopped
- 4 cups tightly packed fresh Spinach
- Freshly grated Parmesan
- Place chopped prosciutto in saute pan on medium heat and cook till crisp, ~2 minutes.
- Add spinach to the pan and cook till wilted, stirring occasionally.
- Add vodka sauce and stir to combine. Cook till heated through.
- Add gnocchi to separate saucepan of salted and boiling water. Cook until it floats.
- Add gnocchi to vodka sauce and toss to combine.
- Serve on plates and top generously with freshly grated Parmesan.
For more great ways to create simple, fresher meals, check out the Tuscan Way of Cooking!
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Thank you to Bertolli for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to celebrate. Viva Bertolli!