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Creamy Tomato & Spinach Sauce for Gnocchi



8 portion(s)


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 400 g canned tomatoes
  • 140 g marscapone
  • 60-200 g spinach
  • basil
  • shaved parmesan
  • 6
    Preparation 2min
  • 7
  • 8
    Appliance TM 5 image
    Recipe is created for
    TM 5
    Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Chop garlic 3sec/Sp7

    add oil, saute 4mins/100deg/sp1, no MC

    add tomatoes, cook 10mins/100deg/sp2, placing simmering basket on lid.

    add marscapone, cook 1min/90deg/sp2

    add spinach, cook 1min/90deg/sp2

    Pour over cooked gnocchi

    garnish with torn basil and haved parmesan.


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This amount of sauce is plenty for 1kg of gnocchi.

This is rich and decadent, probably not an every night dish tmrc_emoticons.)

I have adapted this recipe from a BBC.com site.

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  • Can I substitute the

    Submitted by Crystal86 on 10. October 2015 - 16:07.

    Can I substitute the marscapone with plain Greek yoghurt? Would it alter the consistency Too much? Have a sick kid at home so I want to avoid going to the shops lol

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  • I have made this recipe

    Submitted by PJina on 14. August 2015 - 00:34.

    I have made this recipe numerous times already.... And I love it every time. Thank you for posting

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