Italian Beef Gnocchi

Dinner, Main

Italian Beef GnocchiItalian Beef Gnocchi

Preparation time

10 minutes

Cooking time

55 minutes


6 - 8

Mamma Mia take this Beef Gnocchi for a spin. Just start with a simple pulled beef base recipe.


  • 1.5kg whole chuck beef roast, cut in half
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tbs vegetable oil
  • 1½ cups beef stock
  • 2 tbs apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbs tomato paste
  • 1 x 420g can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tspn Italian herb blend
  • 2 cloves crushed garlic
  • 2 carrots, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbs corn flour
  • 2 tbs cup water
  • ½ cup black olives, folded through at the end
  • ½ cup fresh basil leaves to serve
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 x 500g ricotta and spinach gnocchi
  • 1½ cup shaved parmesan


  1. Select BROWN/SAUTE, adjust TIME to 8 minutes. Press START/STOP.
  2. Once heated, add oil and sauté onion for 2 minutes. Add beef and brown on all sides. Press STOP.
  3. Add stock, vinegar, tomato paste, tomatoes, Italian herbs, garlic and carrots, stir to combine. Secure the lid. Select MEAT/POULTRY, set pressure to HIGH, and adjust time to 45 minutes. Make sure Steam Release Dial is in the “Seal” (closed) position. Press START/STOP.
  4. Once cooking is complete and the pressure is released, leave unit on the KEEP WARM mode, remove beef and place in bowl. Using two forks, shred beef.
  5. Combine corn flour and water, add to crockpot, stir occasionally. Fold through olives, beef and basil, cook for 5 minutes. Season to taste.
  6. Cook gnocchi according to packet instructions.
  7. Fold beef through the gnocchi, garnish with parmesan and basil.