Gnocchi with kale pesto

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Lisa

Contributor

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
500 g gnocchi
150 g kale
70 g pine nuts (divided)
200 ml olive oil (divided)
avocado
50 g Parmesan cheese
½ lemon (juice)
2 tbsp butter
100 ml water
Parmesan cheese for serving
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • pot
  • cooking spoon
  • immersion blender
  • liquid measuring cup
  • citrus press
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • frying pan
  • grater

Nutrition per serving

Cal
315
Protein
25 g
Fat
40 g
Carb
60 g
  • Step 1/4

    Remove kale leaves from stems. Heat some olive oil in a pot over medium-high heat. Add kale leaves, season with salt and pepper, and cook for approx. 8 - 10 min.
    • 150 g kale
    • 50 ml olive oil
    • salt
    • pepper
    • pot
    • cooking spoon

    Remove kale leaves from stems. Heat some olive oil in a pot over medium-high heat. Add kale leaves, season with salt and pepper, and cook for approx. 8 - 10 min.

  • Step 2/4

    Peel avocado, remove the pit and dice half. Put the diced avocado into a liquid measuring cup with some pine nuts and remaining olive oil. Dice Parmesan cheese and add to the measuring cup. Add lemon juice and kale and use immersion blender to blend until smooth. Add more oil to loosen if needed. Dice the other half of the avocado and set aside.
    • avocado
    • 50 g pine nuts
    • 150 ml olive oil
    • 50 g Parmesan cheese
    • ½ lemon
    • immersion blender
    • liquid measuring cup
    • citrus press
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Peel avocado, remove the pit and dice half. Put the diced avocado into a liquid measuring cup with some pine nuts and remaining olive oil. Dice Parmesan cheese and add to the measuring cup. Add lemon juice and kale and use immersion blender to blend until smooth. Add more oil to loosen if needed. Dice the other half of the avocado and set aside.

  • Step 3/4

    Heat butter in a frying pan and add gnocchi and remaining pine nuts. Fry for approx. 2 min. and deglaze with water. Continue sautéing until the water completely evaporates. Add pesto and diced avocado and stir to combine.
    • 2 tbsp butter
    • 500 g gnocchi
    • 20 g pine nuts
    • 100 ml water
    • frying pan

    Heat butter in a frying pan and add gnocchi and remaining pine nuts. Fry for approx. 2 min. and deglaze with water. Continue sautéing until the water completely evaporates. Add pesto and diced avocado and stir to combine.

  • Step 4/4

    Serve gnocchi with freshly grated parmesan. Season with salt and pepper to taste and enjoy!
    • Parmesan cheese for serving
    • salt
    • pepper
    • grater

    Serve gnocchi with freshly grated parmesan. Season with salt and pepper to taste and enjoy!