HECK Smoky Chilli Sausage Gnocchi with Kale & Green Bean Salad

Serves 4


For The Gnocchi

1 pack of HECK Smoky Paprika Sausages

1 red chilli deseeded & finely diced

2 cloves of garlic crushed

1 teaspoon of fennel seeds

half teaspoon of smoked paprika

525g of passata

100ml of red wine

400g of ready to cook gnocchi

1 teaspoon of white sugar

sea salt

black pepper 

olive oil

low-fat crème Fraiche


For The Salad

1 pack of fine green beans

200g of kale

20ml of cider vinegar

15ml of light olive oil

20g toasted flaked almonds

25g smoked pancetta


Fill 1 large pan with water and place onto a high heat, leave it to come up to the boil. Meanwhile, squeeze the sausage meat out of the sausages and add them to a large pan with a touch of olive oil and brown off the sausage meat.

Add the garlic, chilli, paprika, and fennel cook for 2 to 3 minutes, make sure not to burn your garlic. Add the red wine when the wine has evaporated add the passata and sugar bring to the boil, then turn down to a simmer.

In a frying pan add the pancetta and cook till golden. Then add the almonds and cook till they are toasted. Set to one side.

By this time your water should be boiling, add the kale and green beans to the water and boil for 4 mins.

As the veg is cooking in a large serving bowl add the extra virgin olive oil and cider vinegar.

Remove the veg from the water making sure you keep the water as this can be used for your gnocchi, add the veg to the bowl with the oil and cider vinegar and toss, then scatter the pancetta almonds over the top of your greens, this is now ready.

In the water add your gnocchi and cook until it floats to the to, this should be about 2 minutes then drain, add the cooked gnocchi to the sausage sauce and coat the gnocchi round.


To serve

On one-half of the plate scatter the dressed vegetables.

On the other half spoon on the sausage and gnocchi.

Place a dollop of crème Fraiche over the sausage mix and serve.

This recipe uses Smoky Paprika Chicken chipolatas, but works equally well with our other Chicken sausages! Spring, Simply, Naked, Italia, Zesty or Spring. You could also try it with out Thai-Style Turkey chipolatas!

Nutritional Info

Serving Size: 484g

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 438

Total Fat: 14.24g

Saturates: 2.38g

Sugars: 8.79g

Salt: 3.04g



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