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caseydog’s gnocchi with spicy vodka tomato cream sauce

Kind Lifer Caseydog posted this recipe for a kind version of ‘Gnocchi with Spicy Vodka Tomato Cream Sauce’ in the forum, and it looks and sounds so delicious! I love gnocchi! Can’t wait to try this recipe.Caseydog wrote, “I love gnocchi (Italian potato dumplings) and some warm pasta sounded nice on this cold rainy night. I have been craving the indulgent vodka tomato cream sauce that I have tried at restaurants. Well, I have lightened up this version, making it almost fat free and vegan.”I just love when people take recipes that they used to love, but change them to make the dishes healthier. I love delicious food that not only tastes great, but is also kind to our bodies! Here is the yummy recipe… Let me know if you try this! And thank you Caseydog!

15 min cook | 4 servings | 15 min prep

Diet Categories:
  • Vegan

Ingredients

  • of gnocchi 1 pound
  • olive oil 1 tbsp
  • parsley 2 tsp
  • hot red pepper flakes 0.5 tsp
  • minced garlic cloves 4 na
  • 28 ounce can of whole tomatoes 1 na
  • silken tofu 0.5 cup
  • of vodka 2 tbsp

Directions

  1. Put the gnocchi in a pot of water
  2. and bring to a boil.
  3. Boil for 3 minutes
  4. and then drain and set aside.

  5. Sauté the olive oil
  6. parsley
  7. red pepper flakes
  8. and garlic cloves in a medium saucepan.
  9. Add the can of whole tomatoes
  10. and bring to a boil.
  11. Puree this in a blender along with the silken tofu.
  12. Transfer back to the saucepan after blended.
Heat gently
  13. and add the vodka.

  14. Heat for one minute
  15. and then toss with the gnocchi.

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