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Gnocchi with Pesto, Spinach, and Chicken
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8 INGREDIENTS • 5 STEPS • 25MINS

Gnocchi with Pesto, Spinach, and Chicken

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You can find dried gnocchi (chewy dumplings made from potatoes) in the pasta aisle of any supermarket. The flavors of northern Italy inspire this simple recipe. The gnocchi takes minutes to cook and make into a satisfying dinner.
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You can find dried gnocchi (chewy dumplings made from potatoes) in the pasta aisle of any supermarket. The flavors of northern Italy inspire this simple recipe. The gnocchi takes minutes to cook and make into a satisfying dinner.
25MINS
Total Time
$3.11
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Vegetable Oil
2 Tbsp
Vegetable Oil
Pine Nuts
2 Tbsp
Salt
1/4 tsp
Gnocchi
1 pckg
(17.5 oz)
Gnocchi
Basil Pesto
1 jar
(6.5 oz)
Basil Pesto
Fresh Baby Spinach
1 pckg
(5 oz)
Fresh Baby Spinach
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
558
Fat
25.7 g
Protein
31.0 g
Carbs
50.6 g
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step 1
Bring 2 quarts of heavily salted water to a boil. Add the Gnocchi (1 pckg) and cook for 2-3 minutes, according to the package directions.
step 1 Bring 2 quarts of heavily salted water to a boil. Add the Gnocchi (1 pckg) and cook for 2-3 minutes, according to the package directions.
step 2
While the water is boiling, heat the Vegetable Oil (2 Tbsp) in a medium skillet over low heat. When the oil is shimmering, add the Pine Nuts (2 Tbsp) and cook for 2-3 minutes, until golden brown and toasted. Transfer to a papertowel-lined plate.
step 2 While the water is boiling, heat the Vegetable Oil (2 Tbsp) in a medium skillet over low heat. When the oil is shimmering, add the Pine Nuts (2 Tbsp) and cook for 2-3 minutes, until golden brown and toasted. Transfer to a papertowel-lined plate.
step 3
Add the Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast (1 lb) to the same skillet. Sprinkle with Salt (1/4 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp). Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5-6 minutes, or until cooked through.
step 3 Add the Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast (1 lb) to the same skillet. Sprinkle with Salt (1/4 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp). Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5-6 minutes, or until cooked through.
step 4
Add the cooked gnocchi and Basil Pesto (1 jar). Stir to coat.
step 4 Add the cooked gnocchi and Basil Pesto (1 jar). Stir to coat.
step 5
Stir in the Fresh Baby Spinach (1 pckg) and cook for 2-3 minutes, until wilted.
step 5 Stir in the Fresh Baby Spinach (1 pckg) and cook for 2-3 minutes, until wilted.
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Dairy-Free
Chicken
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Quick & Easy
Pasta
Italian
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