Gnocchi with Spinach

gnocchi with spinach Entree Italian
Gnocchi with Spinach
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4
Updated July 21, 2017


tablespoons butter
box (8 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed
bag (16 oz.) potato gnocchi
cloves garlic, chopped fine
cup whipping cream or Mexican table cream Mexican
Salt and pepper
pepperoncini flakes


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  • 1
    Heat one tablespoon of butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat, once melted and the butter is hot, add the gnocchi and cook for 3 minutes in 1 layer. Flip and cook 3 more minutes on the other side. They should be lightly browned. Add salt and pepper.
  • 2
    Move the gnocchi to a dish.
  • 3
    In the same saucepan, melt the remaining tablespoon of butter and add the minced garlic cook for 1 minute.
  • 4
    Add the thawed and dried spinach (dry with a paper towel). Stir the cream and cook for 2-3 minutes until hot.
  • 5
    Return the gnocchi to the pan. Stir and taste. Adjust the seasoning.
  • 6
    Serve hot sprinkled with peperoncini flakes.

Expert Tips

  • You can use other vegetables like asparagus, peas and mushrooms instead of spinach.

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More About This Recipe

  • Afternoons with my daughters are always pretty busy: pick them up at school, do homework, take them to their activities, return to the house. Many days I only have 30 minutes to make dinner at home so I have always have these quickly prepared alternative at hand. I recommend you plan ahead so you have everything thawed and ready to cook. You will not regret this gnocchi is delicious.

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