High prebiotic diet recipe: Tomato, bacon and basil gnocchi

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This recipe makes 4 serves (400g per serve)

Ingredients:

  • ¾ (120g) leek bulb (white bit) diced small
  • 1 ¼ tins (500g) diced tomatoes
  • 2 cloves (9g) garlic finely chopped
  • 1 1/3 tbsp (36g) olive oil
  • 1 1/3 tbsp (93g) tomato paste
  • 3 rashers of bacon
  • 1 tsp (3g) cracked black pepper
  • 1/3 bunch (8g) basil
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 X 500g packets potato gnocchi
  • 60g parmesan cheese block

Method:

  • Sauté leeks and garlic in olive oil in a large pot
  • Add chopped bacon and sauté a further couple of minutes
  • Add tomato paste and pepper sauté briefly
  • Add diced tomato and bring to the boil.
  • Simmer 5 mins (adjust seasoning)
  • Add roughly chopped basil after removing from heat
  • Stir hot cooked gnocchi through sauce
  • Serve and top with shaved parmesan