Spinach and pine nut gnocchi recipe

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  • Vegetarian





This super-healthy, super-easy pasta dish is a perfect alternative to meaty meals.


  • 500g packet potato gnocchi
  • Cooking oil
  • 25g (1oz) pine nuts
  • 300g carton fresh cheese sauce
  • 50g (2oz) baby spinach leaves
  • 100g (4oz) cherry tomatoes


  • Cook the gnocchi according to the packet instructions.

  • Meanwhile, heat 2tsp oil in a large frying pan and fry the pine nuts until lightly toasted. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.

  • Add the fresh cheese sauce to the frying pan and heat through gently.

  • Drain the gnocchi and stir into the cheese sauce with the baby spinach leaves and halved cherry tomatoes.

  • Cook for about 1 minute, then divide between 4 serving dishes and top with the pine nuts and lots of freshly ground black pepper.

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