Nutrition per serving may change if servings are adjusted.
1 pound fresh or frozen gnocchi
2 tablespoons butter
2 medium shallots, chopped
1 pound zucchini, (about 3 small), very thinly sliced lengthwise (see Tip)
1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon grated nutmeg
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
½ cup chopped fresh parsley
Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Cook gnocchi until they float, 3 to 5 minutes or according to package directions. Drain.
Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook until the butter is beginning to brown, about 2 minutes. Add shallots and zucchini and cook, stirring often, until softened, 2 to 3 minutes. Add tomatoes, salt, nutmeg and pepper and continue cooking, stirring often, until the tomatoes are just starting to break down, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in Parmesan and parsley. Add the gnocchi and toss to coat. Serve immediately.
Tip: To make “ribbon-thin” zucchini, slice lengthwise with a vegetable peeler or a mandoline slicer.
426 calories;11 g fat(6 g sat); 4 g fiber; 66 g carbohydrates; 17 g protein; 52 mcg folate; 25 mg cholesterol; 7 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 1,741 IU vitamin A; 47 mg vitamin C; 281 mg calcium; 4 mg iron; 752 mg sodium; 540 mg potassium
Vitamin C (78% daily value), Vitamin A (35% dv), Calcium (28% dv), Iron (22% dv)
The first time I tried gnocchi was with this recipe and what an introduction!! I followed the instructions exactly as written and fell in love! It tastes very hardy without the added cals (bonus). I can't wait to make this again!
October 15, 2017
This is one of my favorite dishes. It's a little tedious to ribbon the zucchini, but it goes faster with a food processor.
June 28, 2017
By: Justin Dismore
It was great.
May 01, 2017
I thought I had gnocchi in the freezer, but it turned out to be cheese tortollini. WOW! This was SO GOOD! It was just as good leftover. We'll be eating a lot of this when the zucchini in our garden ripens. Really amazing, light, fresh & Fabulous!
April 25, 2017
Hi everyone! This is a quick question and would be great if someone answered asap :)
Is this a single serve or not, if it is a single serve can someone please reply with how much I need to add to make it serve 4 people? I'm only 13 and have no idea about how to cook so tips would also be appreciated!! Thank you
April 19, 2017
Absolutely delicious. Next time will add a little less Parmesan.
January 17, 2017
That was delicious, everyone loved it - I swapped the parsley for Baby Spinach only because I really don't like Parsley.
January 12, 2017
By: Robyn G
My picture didn't look anything like theirs. However, it was absolutely delicious. I didn't change anything but use fake butter because of my sons allergy. Still delicious.
July 11, 2016
By: EatingWell User
Quick week day meal - fresh & light!
This meal was awesome! Satisfied the adults and my teenagers asked for the meal to be repeated! HUGE success in this house! Everything cooks really fast. Switched out the onions (not a fan) for 2 fresh cloves of garlic minced. Also took the advice of adding fresh lemon juice at the end right before serving. It really made the flavors pop!
Pros: Quick & easy - light fresh summery meal