Creamy Pesto Gnocchi With Italian Sausage

Mikekey *


Uses packaged gnocchi, so easy for a weeknight meal.


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15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


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1 pkg
(16 oz) ready to cook gnocchi
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 medium
sweet red pepper, seeded and diced
8 oz
fresh sugar snap peas, trimmed
1 pkg
(19 oz) sweet italian sausage links, casings removed
1 c
basil pesto (prepared or homemade)
1/2 c
half and half
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese

How to Make Creamy Pesto Gnocchi With Italian Sausage


  • 1In a large pot or Dutch oven, prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain, rinse and return to pot.
  • 2In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat and sauté peppers and peas until crisp-tender. Transfer to pasta pot.
  • 3In the same skillet, cook and crumble sausage until no longer pink and lightly browned. Add to pasta mixture. Return large pot to stove-top.
  • 4Over low heat, stir to combine all ingredients. Add pesto and cream; toss gently to coat all ingredients. Heat through and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve.

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About Creamy Pesto Gnocchi With Italian Sausage

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian

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