• Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 1 teaspoon Alessi Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon Alessi Garlic PureeAdd
  • Alessi Sea Salt and Ground Black Pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 pound Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 pound Alessi Gnocchi
  • 1 1/2 cups beef broth
  • 1 1/2 cups Alessi Crushed Tomatoes
  • Shredded Italian cheese, to taste


Heat olive oil in a heavy bottomed pot over medium heat. Cook onion until soft and translucent and then add  garlic; season with salt and pepper. Add Italian sausage and cook until browned and crumbled. Drain excess fat from  pot.

Add water, broth and tomatoes and bring to a boil. Add gnocchi to boiling liquid and simmer until gnocchi begin to float. When gnocchi float, turn off heat. Serve with shredded cheese.