Gnocchi Tuna Pasta Bake

Warm, hearty and full of flavor. This Gnocchi Tuna Pasta Bake with yellowfin tuna is the ultimate comfort food!

Serves 6Ingredients: 2 cans (4.5 oz. each) Bella Portofino, Solid Yellowfin Tuna in Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil ½ sweet onion (~1 cup), diced 8 oz. sliced white button mushrooms 1 cup ricotta cheese 2 Tbsp. heavy cream 1 jar (6 oz.) marinated artichoke hearts, drained ½ cup shredded Italian cheese blend 1 bag (6 oz.) fresh baby spinach 1 package (16 oz.) plain potato gnocchiInstructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Heat oil in a medium sauté pan. Add onions and mushrooms and cook until moisture from mushrooms has evaporated. Meanwhile, in a large pot of boiling water, cook gnocchi according to package directions. When the gnocchi is cooked, drain it and place it in a large bowl. Mix in the onions and mushrooms and toss in the spinach and continue tossing to wilt the spinach. Add ricotta cheese, cream, artichokes and tuna and combine well. Place in a 3 qt. casserole dish, top with shredded cheese and bake for 15 minutes, or until heated through.
Gnocchi Tuna Pasta Bake | Bella Portofino

Gnocchi Tuna Pasta Bake

SERVINGS: 6 | PREP TIME: 15 minutes | COOK TIME: 30 minutes

Warm, hearty and full of flavor. This Gnocchi Tuna Pasta Bake with yellowfin tuna is the ultimate comfort food!

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cans (4.5 oz. each) Bella Portofino, Solid Yellowfin Tuna in Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ sweet onion (~1 cup), diced
  • 8 oz. sliced white button mushrooms
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. heavy cream
  • 1 jar (6 oz.) marinated artichoke hearts, drained
  • ½ cup shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 1 bag (6 oz.) fresh baby spinach
  • 1 package (16 oz.) plain potato gnocchi

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Heat oil in a medium sauté pan. Add onions and mushrooms and cook until moisture from mushrooms has evaporated.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large pot of boiling water, cook gnocchi according to package directions.
  4. When the gnocchi is cooked, drain it and place it in a large bowl. Mix in the onions and mushrooms and toss in the spinach and continue tossing to wilt the spinach.
  5. Add ricotta cheese, cream, artichokes and tuna and combine well.
  6. Place in a 3 qt. casserole dish, top with shredded cheese and bake for 15 minutes, or until heated through.

Tip: Recipe can be easily doubled to feed a large crowd.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Gnocchi Tuna Pasta Bake

Serving Size: 1 cup

Servings: 6

Nutritional InfoAmount Per Serving*%DV
Calories420
Calories from Fat160
Total Fat18g28%
Saturated Fat8g40%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol55mg18%
Sodium700mg20%
Total Carbohydrates40g13%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Total Sugars8g
Protein25g
Vitamin A25%
Vitamin C15%
Calcium20%
Iron10%