Mushroom Gnocchi With Pesto

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Easy vegetarean hearty meal with this mushroom gnocchi

This Mushroom Gnocchi with Pesto is a super easy dish to whip up for lunch at home or a weeknight easy vegetarian meal.

Easy vegetarean hearty meal with this mushroom gnocchi

It took me under 10 minutes to get this mushroom gnocchi all on the table. I did use store bought pesto (and in this case it was a red pepper almond pesto) but by all means make it from scratch if you are up to it! Fresh pesto is crazy easy to make too and doesn’t take too long if you have all the ingredients already. Also the recipe that I adapted this from used arugula in it and I substituted it for a mxture of leaves since it what was available at the moment when I went shopping.

Easy vegetarean hearty meal with this mushroom gnocchi

In a nutshell, you can make any adjustments you want to this and the end result will still be yummy goodness. My little guy (15 months) loves gnocchi so this mushroom gnocchi is great for baby led weaning too! Don’t forget to PIN this recipe for later!

mushroom gnocchi meal

Mushroom Gnocchi With Pesto
Serves 4
An easy week night vegetarian meal that will fill everyone's bellies
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279 calories
12 g
20 g
22 g
10 g
7 g
86 g
305 g
1 g
0 g
14 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
86g
Servings
4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 279
Calories from Fat 190
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g
33%
Saturated Fat 7g
34%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
Cholesterol 20mg
7%
Sodium 305mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates 12g
4%
Dietary Fiber 1g
4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A
15%
Vitamin C
7%
Calcium
25%
Iron
5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 tablespoon butter
  2. 1 cup fresh sliced mushrooms
  3. 1 package of Gnocchi
  4. 3-4 cups arugula (optional)
  5. 4 tablespoons pesto
  6. 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (not powdered)
  7. fresh parsley, basil, or other herbs to taste
Instructions
  1. Boil water and cook the gnocchi per packet instructions.
  2. While the gnocchi is cooking, heat the butter in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  3. Sauté mushrooms for a few minutes until the mushrooms are browned.
  4. Remove from heat and set aside.
  5. Add the gnocchi to the mushrooms in the pan and stir in 2 tablespoons of your pesto and the cheese.
  6. Add the herbs and toss gently to combine.
  7. If you want, toss with arugula which will wilt.
  8. Toss with the remaining pesto and add some oil to drizzle over each serving (add more cheese too!)
Adapted from Pinch Of Yum
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calories
279
fat
22g
protein
10g
carbs
12g
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Adapted from Pinch Of Yum
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Paula is an old school goth with a riot grrrl heart. Self-proclaimed #mamaboss at Punky Moms. Born in Miami Beach with a background in music business, she followed love and moved to the UK in 2012. She has one little boy named Oscar, a dashing English husband, and a furball terrier at home. She is trying desperately not to miss the Florida sun. You can follow her on IG @riotmthrrr

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