Thursday, April 26, 2012

Tomato, Pesto and Sausage Gnocchi

I love gnocchi and usually when I make it, I just top it with a simple sauce... but I have to say, this recipe might be the best thing that has ever happened to gnocchi. It was absolutely delicious and I'll definitely be making it again!
  • recipe adapted via

  • 1 1 lb. box of gnocchi
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 lb. Italian sausage, browned
  • 2 Tbsp pesto
  • 1/2 C walnuts, chopped
  • drizzle of olive oil
  • 2 14 oz. cans of diced tomatoes (I used the basil, garlic & oregano cans)
  • 1/4 C pesto
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 C walnuts, chopped
  • drizzle of olive oil
  • Parmesan cheese for garnish
  1. Cook gnocchi in boiling water according to directions on box. Drain
  2. Place in frying pan with butter, pan fry. Then add 2 Tbsp of pesto to coat.
  3. Brown sausage and add in with gnocchi and pesto
  4. Sauce
  5. In a pan simmer tomatoes, balsamic vinegar and pesto for 30 minutes.
  6. Toasted Nuts
  7. Toast in a 400 degree oven for about 4 minutes or until they begin to brown.
  8. Watch carefully and shake the tray half way through.
  9. To serve top the sausage/gnocchi mixture with sauce, some grated Parmesan cheese and toasted nuts.

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