by SHEELA PRAKASH
The combination of juicy tomatoes, milky mozzarella, and sweet basil never gets old. This simple sheet pan dinner, inspired by Caprese salad, brings the classic Italian ingredients together with gnocchi for a quick and easy weeknight win.
Place cherry tomatoes and gnocchi on a rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil, season with salt and pepper, and toss well to combine. Spread out in an even layer.
Roast in 400ºF oven until gnocchi are plump and some of the tomatoes have burst and caramelized (~15 to 20 minutes). Remove from the oven and add mozzarella. Toss to combine and spread in an even layer.
Roast until the mozzarella has softened, 2 to 3 minutes more. Garnish with chopped fresh basil leaves.