Gnocchi with Peas, Spinach and Pesto Recipe

Gnocchi with peas, pesto and spinach

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Check out this quick, creamy gnocchi recipe with fresh pesto, bright peas and baby spinach – ready in just 10 minutes


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  • baby spinach 50g, chopped
  • frozen peas 100g, defrosted
  • fresh pesto 4 tbsp
  • crème fraîche 3 tbsp
  • gnocchi 300g pack
  • pea shoots to serve (optional)


  • Step 1

    Put the spinach and peas in a non-stick pan with some seasoning and a splash of water, and heat, stirring, until the spinach has wilted. Add the pesto and crème fraîche, and gently heat through. Cook the gnocchi in a pan of boiling water following pack instructions then scoop out with a slotted spoon into the spinach pan. Toss everything together, then serve in warmed bowls topped with a few pea shoots, if using.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 582
  • Fat 37.4g
  • Saturates 18.3g
  • Carbs 48.8g
  • Sugars 5.7g
  • Fibre 6.3g
  • Protein 9.4g
  • Salt 1.8g