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Gnocchi with Pesto Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

4 servings

Perk up gnocchi and vegetables with a flavorful pesto sauce. If you don't have pine nuts for the topping, skip or substitute any nut you like. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Gnocchi with Pesto Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

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

Directions

  1. Cook gnocchi according to package directions; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; saute zucchini and pepper until zucchini is tender.
  3. Add pesto and gnocchi, stirring gently to coat. Stir in tomatoes. If desired, top with pine nuts.
Potato gnocchi
Look for potato gnocchi in the pasta or frozen foods section.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 327 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 682mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 4g fiber), 9g protein.

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