Cheat’s ricotta and cherry tomato gnocchi

Preparation time
less than 30 mins

Cooking time
less than 10 mins

Serves
Serves 4

Dietary
Vegetarian

By Donna Hay

Ingredients

  • 360g/12oz ricotta
  • 80g/3oz Parmesan (or a similar vegetarian hard cheese), plus extra to serve, finely grated
  • 150g/5½oz plain flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 3 free-range eggs, beaten
  • 1½ tsp sea salt flakes
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tbsp flatleaf parsley leaves
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tbsp finely grated lemon zest
  • 60ml/2fl oz extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 600g/1lb 5oz mixed cherry tomatoes, halved
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp baby basil, to serve