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


Try making your own pesto for this gnocchi dish with our homemade pesto recipe. We’ve also got plenty more gnocchi recipes to try such as our homemade gnocchicourgette gnocchi and healthy gnocchi.



  • 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