While the cauliflower gnocchi crisp up in a sauté pan, steam fresh asparagus in the microwave to keep it bright green and crisp-tender. Substitute frozen asparagus (or green beans or peas) in a pinch. Toss them together with prepared basil pesto for a satisfying supper.

EatingWell.com, March 2021

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Credit: Carolyn Hodges, M.S., RD

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active:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add gnocchi and cook, stirring frequently, until heated through and golden brown, 6 to 8 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, place asparagus in a microwave-safe dish and add 1/4 inch of water. Cover tightly and microwave on High until crisp-tender and bright green, about 2 minutes. Drain and cut into 1-inch pieces.

  • Add the asparagus and pesto to the gnocchi and toss to combine.

Nutrition Facts

1 3/4 cups
404 calories; fat 27g; cholesterol 10mg; sodium 256mg; carbohydrates 29g; dietary fiber 9g; protein 9g; sugars 5g; niacin equivalents 1mg; saturated fat 5g; vitamin a iu 1124IU.
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