Gnocchi with Goat Cheese, Cherry Tomatoes and Basil

Ingredients:

1 package pre-made gnocchi (or make your own---I used whole wheat gnocchi from Trader Joe's!)

1 log goat cheese (about 6 oz)

1/2 cup cooking water leftover from boiling gnocchi

2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved

1/2 cup torn basil leaves

Directions:

Cook gnocchi in boiling salted water for a couple minutes until all the gnocchi float. Drain and save 1/2 cup water.

Transfer the hot gnocchi to a large bowl, add goat cheese, cooking water, cherry tomatoes and basil. Mix well so cheese melts.

Season with a little black pepper to taste. Serve immediately (this isn't a good dish to reheat).

Time:

10 minutes

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