CREAMY PESTO GNOCCHI WITH PEPPERED GREEN BEANS

April 3, 2013
Rachel Schultz

 

Creamy Pesto Gnocchi with Peppered Green Beans from Rachel Schultz

CREAMY PESTO GNOCCHI WITH PEPPERED GREEN BEANS
Serves 3-4

1 pound gnocchi
2 cups green beans, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2 batch my favorite pesto
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup ricotta
Salt & pepper

Prepare gnocchi according to package instructions.

Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to boil and cook green beans 3-4 minutes, or until slightly tender. Drain and season with pepper. In a large skillet, add gnocchi, pesto, and cream, stirring and cooking for 2-3 minutes. Top gnocchi with green beans and ricotta.

creamy pesto gnocchi with peppered green beans
 
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Serves: 3-4
Ingredients
  • 1 pound gnocchi
  • 2 cups green beans, cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 1 cup pesto
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup ricotta
  • Salt & pepper
Instructions
  1. Prepare gnocchi according to package instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to boil and cook green beans 3-4 minutes, or until slightly tender.
  3. Drain and season with pepper. In a large skillet, add gnocchi, pesto, and cream, stirring and cooking for 2-3 minutes. Top gnocchi with green beans and ricotta.

Adapted from My Recipes.

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  • I tried a homemade gnocchi recipe with a tomato based sauce once, and I didn’t like it so much; Your recipe sounds and looks very appetizing! I will definitely try to put this together this week.

    • Rachel Schultz

      I hope you like it better!

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