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Creamy Gnocchi with Tomatoes

Creamy Gnocchi with Tomatoes

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Y’all know my crew loves everything pasta. I’m try really hard when I’m menu planning to make sure there is a variety of pasta recipes and pasta types available. Creamy Gnocchi with Tomatoes is one of their favorites. Sometimes I’ll mix things up and include some grilled chicken strips or Italian Sausage slices. I hope your family enjoys this recipe as much as mine does!

Creamy Gnocchi with TomatoesCook gnocchi according to package directions.

Set aside a few tsp of the water the gnocchi was cooked in.

Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat.

Creamy Gnocchi with TomatoesSlice garlic and add to pan. 

Cook until soft.

Creamy Gnocchi with TomatoesCut tomatoes in half and add to pan. 

Cook for a minute. Stirring often.

Creamy Gnocchi with TomatoesAdd gnocchi, cream cheese, salt and pepper.

Creamy Gnocchi with TomatoesCook until melted. Add a tsp of the gnocchi water and stir.

Creamy Gnocchi with TomatoesTear basil and add to pan with grated cheese.

Creamy Gnocchi with TomatoesStir to combine. Add more gnocchi water to thin out if its too thick. 

Creamy Gnocchi with Tomatoes

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Yield: 4

Creamy Gnocchi with Tomatoes

Creamy Gnocchi with Tomatoes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb pkg gnocchi
  • Pt grape tomatoes
  • ½ block cream cheese 4oz
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • Handful basil
  • ¼ Grated parmesan
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp olive oil

Instructions

Cook gnocchi according to package directions.

Set aside a few tsp of the water the gnocchi was cooked in.

Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat.

Slice garlic and add to pan.

Cook until soft.

Cut tomatoes in half and add to pan.

Cook for a minute. Stirring often.

Add gnocchi, cream cheese, salt and pepper.

Cook until melted.
Add a tsp of the gnocchi water and stir.

Tear basil and add to pan with grated cheese.

Stir to combine.
Add more gnocchi water to thin out if its too thick.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 347Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 403mgCarbohydrates: 49gFiber: 3gSugar: 2gProtein: 9g

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dreaming.loud

Wednesday 14th of August 2019

Such a healthy and delicious recipe..! Thanks for sharing this.. ? I would definitely love it.

Shannon Gurnee

Wednesday 14th of August 2019

I've not made Gnocchi before, but it is on my to do list! This looks like a delicious recipe!

Ashley Rice

Tuesday 13th of August 2019

My husband loves Gnocchi! I'll have to see if I can make a vegan version of this! Yum!

Autumn Murray

Tuesday 13th of August 2019

Yummy! I haven't made gnochi is so long. Will try this recipe and let you know what I think.

joy

Tuesday 13th of August 2019

that gnocci sounds delicious. i love the idea of combining the tomatoes and gnocchi in a dish.

Joy at The Joyous Livingj

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