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Gnocchi with Meat Sauce Recipe

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  • Author: Cupcake from Brown Sugar
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 8 1x


This is an easy and elegant dish to make for dinner with Gnocchi. Try this easy Gnocchi with Meat Sauce Recipe for dinner and it will impress your date for sure!


  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 shallot, diced
  • 3 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1 c. green pepper, chopped
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 lb. ground sausage
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 c. red wine
  • 1 1/2 lbs. Marinara Sauce
  • 2 lb. gnocchi
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. fresh oregano, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 c. Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat a large pot or deep saute pan on medium heat with the olive oil.
  2. Add the shallot and cook for 2-3 minutes until translucent. Add the green pepper, tomatoes, and garlic to the pan and cook for an additional 5 minutes. Add the ground beef and ground sausage and cook until browned. Drain excess oil and grease and return back to the pan or pot.
  3. Add the red wine and allow to cook for 5 minutes. Add the marinara sauce, oregano, basil, garlic powder, onion powder, and salt and pepper to taste. Add the gnocchi to the sauce and allow to cook covered for 25 minutes or until the gnocchi is soft and pillowy. Add the grated Parmesan Cheese and serve.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Category: Dinner