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Gnocchi with Pesto Sauce Recipe

Gnocchi with Pesto Sauce Recipe

Prepared pesto makes a flavorful sauce for gnocchi and vegetables.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) potato gnocchi
  • 1 cup diced zucchini
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet yellow pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • Toasted pine nuts, optional


  • 1. Cook gnocchi according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute zucchini and yellow pepper in oil until zucchini is tender.
  • 2. Drain gnocchi; add to skillet with the pesto. Gently stir until coated. Stir in tomatoes. Sprinkle with pine nuts if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without pine nuts) equals 371 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 671 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.