Made this for dinner and it's a keeper. Added cherry tomatoes and mushrooms to the roasted veggies. My husband wants to add it to our routine list of meals.
Roasted Vegetable Gnocchi with Spinach-Herb Pesto
Dumpling-like gnocchi [NYOH-kee] are sold near the dried pastas.
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Total: 55 Minutes
- 6 yellow squash (about 1 1/4 lb.)
- 8 sweet mini bell peppers
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
- 1 (16-oz.) package gnocchi*
- Spinach-Herb Pesto
- 1/2 (5-oz.) package baby spinach
- 1/4 to 1/3 cup (1 to 1 1/2 oz.) freshly shredded Parmesan cheese
- 1. Preheat oven to 425°. Cut squash into 1-inch pieces. Cut bell peppers in half lengthwise; remove seeds. Stir together squash, bell peppers, oil, salt, and ground pepper. Arrange vegetables in a single layer on a jelly-roll pan, and bake 15 minutes. Stir and bake 5 minutes or until tender and golden.
- 2. Cook gnocchi according to package directions in a Dutch oven; drain. Return to Dutch oven. Add Spinach-Herb Pesto to gnocchi, and toss to coat. Add squash mixture and spinach, and gently toss to combine. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.
- *Medium-size pasta shells may be substituted.
We tested with Gia Russa Gnocchi With Potato.
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