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 gnocchi, courgette gnocchi and healthy gnocchi. For a simpler version, also try our recipe for pesto pasta.


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


  • 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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