WCT Gnocchi Pesto Recipe
What is Gnocchi:
Gnocchi translates to "lumps" in the Italian language, referring to the shape and texture of the food. They are most commonly derived from potatoes mixed with egg, olive oil, and flour, however, a number of other ingredients could be added as well such as cheese, basil, and mushrooms. Gnocchi could also be derived from sweet potatoes which is delicious in and of itself!
The way in which people prepare gnocchi varies depending on geographic location, but traditionally it is prepared using many of the same sauces that one would use when making pasta. The recipe listed below happens to be one of our favorite ways to prepare gnocchi as it contains our two favorite ingredients- pesto and sun-dried tomatoes.
Give this recipe a try and let us know what you think!
½ cup of basil gnocchi
4 oz Salmon
3 Sun-dried Tomatoes
1 tbsp of Basil Pesto
Total Cook Time:
Step 1: Boil 5 cups of water
Step 2: While the water is boiling, grab a cutting board and cut up the sun-dried tomatoes into small cubes and set aside
Step 2: Once the water begins to boil, add the gnocchi
Step 3: As the gnocchi cook, they will begin to rise to the surface of the pot.
Step 4: When all gnocchi have risen to the top of the water, shut off the flame
Step 5: Using a strainer, strain the gnocchi over the sink
Step 6: Add the gnocchi to a glass container
Step 7: Add 4 oz of cooked salmon
Step 8: Add 1 tbsp of pesto
Step 9: Add the cut up sun-dried tomatoes
Step 10: Enjoy