Creamy Salmon & Sugar Snap Cauliflower Gnocchi

Creamy Salmon & Sugar Snap Cauliflower Gnocchi

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From: EatingWell.com, January 2019

Tender cauliflower gnocchi combine with a quick cream sauce, tender peas and flaky salmon for an unforgettable weeknight dinner. This one is so good you might make it for special occasions. If you don't like smoked salmon, use fresh.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 3 cups sugar snap peas (about ¾ pound), trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 (12 ounce) bag frozen cauliflower gnocchi
  • 4 tablespoons cream cheese, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 4 ounces flaked smoked salmon
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

Preparation

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  1. Place peas in a microwave-safe bowl or baking dish and add water. Cover tightly and microwave on High until tender, about 2 minutes.
  2. Cook gnocchi according to package directions.
  3. Heat cream cheese in a nonstick skillet just until melted. Add the gnocchi, peas and yogurt. Stir to coat. Top with salmon and a sprinkle of pepper.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: about 1 cup
  • Per serving: 194 calories; 8 g fat(4 g sat); 5 g fiber; 18 g carbohydrates; 9 g protein; 23 mcg folate; 22 mg cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 721 IU vitamin A; 28 mg vitamin C; 70 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 241 mg sodium; 258 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (47% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 3 vegetable, 1½ fat, 1 lean protein

Reviews 1

April 19, 2019
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By: Michele White Hester
I really had high hopes for this recipe as I'd just purchased the cauliflower gnocchi for the first time, but this recipe just didn't taste good to us. We usually love to have leftovers for my husband's lunch and we didn't even bother -- just poured the remainder out. It felt like the cheese "sauce" was just too heavy for this recipe. A lighter cream sauce might have been better. I cooked the recipe exactly like the recipe except that I steamed the sugar snap peas instead of microwaving them and I used light cream cheese. Maybe this would be to someone else's tastes, but it definitely was not to ours. Very disappointed.
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