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An Australian mum has revealed her go-to crowd-pleasing pasta dish – and you only need one pan.

The woman showed off the mouth-watering gnocchi dish on Facebook on Tuesday inspiring other home cooks to give it a go.

The meal requires baby capsicums, gnocchi, red onion, garlic, tomato and parmesan cheese.

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An Australian mum has revealed her go-to crowd-pleasing pasta dish - and you only need one pan

An Australian mum has revealed her go-to crowd-pleasing pasta dish - and you only need one pan

An Australian mum has revealed her go-to crowd-pleasing pasta dish – and you only need one pan

The woman showed off the mouth-watering gnocchi dish on Facebook on Tuesday inspiring other home cooks to give it a go

The woman showed off the mouth-watering gnocchi dish on Facebook on Tuesday inspiring other home cooks to give it a go

The woman showed off the mouth-watering gnocchi dish on Facebook on Tuesday inspiring other home cooks to give it a go

The woman shopped at Aldi and posted a photo of the fresh and pre-packaged ingredients as well as the final product.

To make the pasta she simply chopped up the capsicums and added them to the pan with the boiled gnocchi, tomatoes, chopped onion, garlic and parmesan cheese.

She then put the tray in the oven at about 180C until it was golden brown, sprinkling over some basil to serve.  

‘This looks delicious,’ one woman said.

Another suggested people switch the dried gnocchi out for a fresh variety found in the fridge section of Coles.

‘The pumpkin one is amazing,’ the woman offered.  

Single dish pasta is one of the biggest food trends of 2021.

Masterchef star Dani Venn recently shared her recipe for a single dish pumpkin macaroni and cheese. 

Masterchef's Dani Venn has revealed how to make the macaroni cheese with a healthy and delicious twist - adding pumpkin to the popular dish

Masterchef's Dani Venn has revealed how to make the macaroni cheese with a healthy and delicious twist - adding pumpkin to the popular dish

Masterchef’s Dani Venn has revealed how to make the macaroni cheese with a healthy and delicious twist – adding pumpkin to the popular dish

The 34-year-old mother-of-two posted the video tutorial on Instagram and said it is super easy and fast to make, drawing parallels to the viral TikTok pasta.

‘I like it because it has half a kilo of hidden vegetables,’ the mum said. 

The video starts with the celebrity chef slapping 250grams of smooth ricotta into a baking dish with 500grams of diced pumpkin.

She then drizzles olive oil over the top and adds a sprinkle of paprika and salt before popping it into the oven for 30 minutes.

She mashes the ricotta and pumpkin together once it has been baked

She mashes the ricotta and pumpkin together once it has been baked

She then continues to mash after adding half a cup of milk

She then continues to mash after adding half a cup of milk

When the roasted pumpkin came out she mashed it all up, added half a cup of milk, cheese and pasta

When the roasted pumpkin came out she mashed it up, added half a cup of milk, cheese and pasta. 

She then topped it with more cheese and baked until golden.

Her two kids gave a double thumbs up each to the easy dinner.

‘It feeds a family with leftovers, winning at life,’ she said on her post. 

She suggests adding bacon to ‘amp it up’ and using a minimum of three different cheeses.

‘You can use whatever cheese you like but I recommend a minimum of three cheeses because you can,’ she said.

Think something melty like cheddar or mozzarella and something sharp like Parmesan too,’ she added. 

How can I make Dani Venn’s pumpkin mac and cheese? 

INGREDIENTS

250g smooth ricotta

500g diced pumpkin

Drizzle of olive oil

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

Salt and pepper to season  

1 packet cooked pasta, can be gluten free if needed

1/2 cup milk 

250g cheese plus extra to top pasta. It is best to use a variety of cheeses for texture and taste. 

METHOD 

Put 250grams of smooth ricotta and 500grams of diced pumpkin in a baking dish and drizzle with olive oil.

Add a sprinkle of paprika and salt and pepper to season.

Place in the oven at 180C for 30 minutes. 

Mash together and then add the milk and continue to mash.

Add cheese and pasta of your choice and stir together.

Sprinkle more cheese on top and then bake until golden. This usually takes between five and 10 minutes. 

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