Quick and easy 4-ingredient gnocchi pesto recipe is the answer to all your weeknight dinner prayers. With only 4 main ingredients and 15 minutes, you will have a dinner that’s not only warm and delicious but packed full of healthy kale. Don’t forget to add extra Parmesan on top!
Grated Parmesan Cheese
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
In the blender or food processor, blend together
Basil Pesto (1/2 cup)
Kale (3 1/3 cups)
Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil with a generous pinch of
Salt (to taste)
. Once boiling, add
Gnocchi (2 lb)
. Cook for about 3 minutes or according to package directions. Once done, transfer to a large bowl with a slotted spoon. Reserve 1/2 cup of pasta water, just in case you need to loosen the sauce later.
Add kale pesto sauce and
Grated Parmesan Cheese (1/2 cup)
to the bowl with the gnocchi. Mix until combined (make sure to mix gnocchi with pesto while the gnocchi is still hot). If it thickens too much, add a splash of the pasta water to loosen.
Sprinkle more parmesan on top if desired and serve. For a spicy kick, garnish with a few
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (to taste)
Nutrition Per Serving
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