Meal Kit

Italian Sausage Gnocchi

with creamy tomato sauce

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Cook Within: 5 days

Contains: Milk, Wheat

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
A note about serious food allergies

Italian sausage and gnocchi are a natural marriage, not just because they're from the same country and speak the same language. No, the cutting and refreshing spice of the sausage cuts perfectly through the rich, doughy delight that are the little balls of gnocchi. Does tomato sauce make for a third wheel, or is three the charm? We think the latter. This meal is nothing but natural.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 15 oz. Crushed Tomatoes
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    12 oz. Par-Cooked Gnocchi
  • 8 oz. Italian Pork Sausage Links
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
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    1 oz. Crème Fraîche
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    ½ oz. Shredded Parmesan Cheese
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    ⅓ oz. Butter
  • 2 Garlic Cloves

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using 16 oz. Italian sausage, follow same instructions as 8 oz. sausage, working in batches, if necessary.

  • If using diced chicken breasts, pat dry and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Follow same instructions as Italian sausage in Step 4, stirring occasionally until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes.

  • If using ground pork, follow same instructions as Italian sausage in Step 4, breaking up until no pink remains and pork reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes.

  • If using steak strips, separate into a single layer, pat dry, and coarsely chop. Follow same instructions as Italian sausage in Step 4, stirring occasionally until no pink remains and steak strips reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 4-6 minutes. Rest, 3 minutes.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Remove stem, seeds, and ribs, and cut red bell pepper into 1/4" dice.

    Mince garlic.

    Remove Italian sausage from casing, if necessary.

  2. 2

    Cook the Gnocchi

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 1 Tbsp. olive oil.

    Add gnocchi to hot pan. Stir occasionally until tender and golden brown, 5-7 minutes.

    Remove from burner. Transfer gnocchi to a plate. Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean.

  3. 3

    Cook the Bell Pepper

    Return pan used to cook gnocchi to medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil.

    Add red bell pepper to hot pan. Stir occasionally until tender, 5-6 minutes.

    Increase to medium-high heat.

  4. 4

    Cook the Sausage

    Add garlic and Italian sausage to hot pan. Break into smaller pieces until no pink remains and sausage reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 4-6 minutes.

  5. 5

    Add Sauce and Finish Dish

    Add tomatoes to hot pan and bring to a simmer.

    Once simmering, stir occasionally until sauce is heated through, 2-3 minutes.

    Remove from burner. Stir in crème fraîche, butter, and gnocchi until combined.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing with cheese. Bon appétit!

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