Gnocchi with Butter and Herbs

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calories 284
Caloriesfromfat 23 %
Protein 8 g
Carbohydrate 47 g
Sugars 7 g
Fiber 3 g
Fat 7 g
Satfat 4 g
Sodium 630 mg
Cholesterol 23 mg


2 pounds gnocchi (refrigerated or frozen)
4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
1/4 cup sliced chives


Cook the gnocchi according to the package directions. Reserve 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid, drain the gnocchi, and return them to the pot.

Add the butter, mustard, the reserved cooking water, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper and toss until the butter has melted. Fold in the parsley and chives.


Kate Merker,

Real Simple

December 2008
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