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A Sicilian taste experience
Gnocchi alla Norma is a delicious and hearty Italian specialty that originated in the sunny region of Sicily. This gnocchi variation of the classic Pasta all Norma is not only incredibly delicious, but also very easy to prepare.
With our step-by-step instructions, you can whip up the delicious gnocchi alla norma at home and enjoy it as if you were in Sicily. Get inspired by Sicilian cuisine and treat yourself and your loved ones to the scent and taste of Southern Italy.
- First, peel the garlic and cut it into small pieces. Heat some olive oil in a high pan and sweat the garlic in it. Then add the peeled tomatoes and simmer over low heat for 10-15 minutes.1 clove garlic, 800 g peeled tomatoes
- Meanwhile, wash the eggplants and remove the ends. Then cut into bite-sized cubes.2 eggplants
- Heat a pot with enough sunflower oil. Now add a handful of eggplant cubes at a time and fry briefly all around. Skim off with a slotted spoon, place on a baking tray lined with kitchen paper and allow to drain.
- In the meantime, also bring to a boil a pot with plenty of salted water.
- Grate the ricotta salata with a kitchen grater and set aside.200 g ricotta salata cheese
- Put the gnocchi in boiling salted water for a few minutes. As soon as they rise to the surface, skim them with a slotted spoon then put them directly into the pan with the tomato sauce. Add the fried eggplants, season with salt and pepper and mix everything well.800 g gnocchi
- Finally, divide the gnocchi among deep plates, sprinkle the grated ricotta salata on top and serve immediately.Buon appetito!
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