Gnocchi isn't really pasta -- it's made of potatoes, which is why I have omitted the traditional boiled potatoes from this recipe. The original recipe uses real pasta, adding pesto, potatoes, peas, and green beans to the glorious dish. I wasn't too keen on the whole double carb thing, and you don't really need it, either, as the gnocchi are really the star ingredient here. This is honestly hands-down one of the easiest dishes I have ever made. It's the perfect moreish weeknight dinner, when nothing but a bowlful of carbs and a creamy sauce will do. And since it contains vegetables, I deem it healthy... or healthy enough.

Gnocchi alla Genovese [Vegan]

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Calories

1038

Serves

2

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Ingredients

  • 1 packet of gnocchi
  • 2 handfuls of frozen green beans
  • 2 handfuls of frozen peas
  • 2-3 tablespoons pesto
  • 1/2 cup soy cream (or non-dairy milk, if you can't find any cream)
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Preparation

  1. Steam the green beans and peas over a pot of boiling water for 10 minutes.
  2. Pour the cream and pesto into a large pan to simmer.
  3. Add the gnocchi, stirring to cover them in creamy pesto sauce. Stir in the peas and beans, then serve while it's still hot.
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Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 1038 | Total Carbs: 125 g | Total Fat: 51 g | Total Protein: 32 g | Total Sodium: 124 mg | Total Sugar: 8 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.