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Baked Gnocchi and Asparagus

with Ham
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Baked Gnocchi and Asparagus

Baked Gnocchi and Asparagus - Satisfying meal, hot from the oven

Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
40 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr
Ready in
Calories:
356
calories
Calories
0
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Ingredients

for
4
servings
2
1
2
600 grams
green Asparagus
3 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
100 milliliters
250 milliliters
1 teaspoon
400 grams
store-bought Gnocchi
75 grams
cooked Ham (thinly sliced)
75 grams
2 sprigs
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Small knife, 1 Large knife, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small bowl, 1 medium Pot, 1 large Pot, 1 Casserole dish, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Box grater, 1 Peeler, 1 Brush, 1 Sieve, 1 Slotted spoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Immersion blender

Preparation steps

1.
Baked Gnocchi and Asparagus preparation step 1

Halve bell peppers lengthwise and remove ribs and seeds. Rinse and dry the halves and cut into small dice.

2.
Baked Gnocchi and Asparagus preparation step 2

Peel the onion and garlic and chop finely.

3.
Baked Gnocchi and Asparagus preparation step 3

Rinse asparagus, remove the woody ends and peel the lower third of spears if desired. Cut asparagus into 3 cm (approximately 1-inch) pieces.

4.
Baked Gnocchi and Asparagus preparation step 4

Heat 2 tablespoons canola oil in a large pot. Sauté onion, garlic and bell peppers for 2-3 minutes while stirring. Sprinkle with the flour.

5.
Baked Gnocchi and Asparagus preparation step 5

Stir in broth and cream. Season with salt, pepper and sugar. Bring to a boil and cook over medium heat until slightly thickened, about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

6.
Baked Gnocchi and Asparagus preparation step 6

Meanwhile, cook the asparagus for 3 minutes in a medium pot of boiling salted water. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain in a sieve. Rinse briefly under cold water and drain.

7.
Baked Gnocchi and Asparagus preparation step 7

Add gnocchi to the boiling water and cook according to package instructions. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain in a sieve. Puree bell-pepper mixture in large pot with an immersion blender.

8.
Baked Gnocchi and Asparagus preparation step 8

Cut cooked ham into small cubes and grate the cheese finely. Rinse thyme, shake dry, pluck off the leaves and chop coarsely.

9.
Baked Gnocchi and Asparagus preparation step 9

Grease a casserole dish with the remaining canola oil. Add asparagus, gnocchi, thyme and ham.

10.
Baked Gnocchi and Asparagus preparation step 10

Pour pepper sauce into baking dish, sprinkle with cheese and bake in preheated oven at 225°C (fan 200°C, gas: mark 3-4) (approximately 425°F) for about 20 minutes. Let cool slightly before serving.

Health information

Exact nutritional values of this recipe  
Nutritions
1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie356 kcal(17 %)
Protein15 g(15 %)
Fat18 g(16 %)
Carbohydrates32 g(21 %)
Sugar added2 g(8 %)
Roughage7.5 g(25 %)
Vitamin A0.4 mg(50 %)
Vitamin D0.2 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E7.5 mg(63 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin5.7 mg(48 %)
Vitamin B₆0.6 mg(43 %)
Folate88 μg(29 %)
Pantothenic acid1.3 mg(22 %)
Biotin6.4 μg(14 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.65 μg(22 %)
Vitamin C90 mg(95 %)
Potassium584 mg(15 %)
Calcium288 mg(29 %)
Magnesium56 mg(19 %)
Iron2.5 mg(17 %)
Iodine28 μg(14 %)
Zinc2.1 mg(26 %)
Saturated fatty acids6.6 g
Uric acid96 mg
Cholesterol37 mg
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