Last night I took the first step in kissing Husband ass by cooking him this awesomely delicious dinner. It was the first time I’ve tried this recipe that I found on Eating Well and I have to say that it turned out perfectly, and it’s surprisingly low in calories at only around 350 calories per serving. I substituted my recipe with whole-wheat gnocchi – trust me, you can’t even taste the difference!
Gnocchi with Tomatoes, Pancetta & Wilted Watercress (serves around 4)
2 ounces pancetta, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
4 large tomatoes, chopped
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 teaspoons red-wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 pound gnocchi
4 ounces watercress, tough stems removed, coarsely chopped (6 cups packed)
1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
Put a large pan of water on to boil.
Cook pancetta in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until it begins to brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Add tomatoes, sugar and crushed red pepper and cook, stirring, until the tomatoes are almost completely broken down, about 5 minutes. Stir in vinegar and salt. Remove from the heat.
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