Gnocchi with Arugula & Walnut Pesto

Lucca Rossi

By
@Lucca

A different spin on the basil pesto, hope you enjoy! Mangia


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Rating:

Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
gocchi
4 c
baby arugula, packed
1/4 c
chopped walnuts, toasted
1/4 c
fresh grated parmesean cheese, plus additional for serving
1/4 c
olive oil, extra virgin
2 clove
minced garlic
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a food processor or high-speed blender, combine the arugula, garlic, walnuts and cheese. Process until smooth.
2
Slowly drizzle in the olive oil and continue processing until you have a smooth, bright green pesto. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
3
Cook the gnocchi in boiling salted water until they float. Drain and then place back into the pot. Add ½ cup of the pesto and toss to coat.
4
Serve bowls of gnocchi with additional parmesan cheese on top.
5
Great with a side salad & garlic bread!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #Gnocchi, #Italian