Gnocchi With Pesto, Green Beans, and Ricotta

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 631 calories
    • Fat 37 g
    • Sat Fat 13 g
    • Cholesterol 56 mg
    • Sodium 1344 mg
    • Protein 22 g
    • Carbohydrate 55 g
    • Sugar 7 g
    • Fiber 6 g

Ingredients

  1. Check 1pound gnocchi (fresh or frozen)
  2. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  3. Check 1/2pound green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 2 cups)
  4. Check 18-ounce container store-bought pesto (about 1 cup)
  5. Check 1/4cup heavy cream
  6. Check 1/4cup ricotta

Directions

  1. Cook the gnocchi according to the package directions. Drain and return them to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, bring a large saucepan of water to a boil and add 1 tablespoon salt. Add the green beans and cook until tender, 3 to 4 minutes; drain.
  3. Add the pesto and cream to the gnocchi and cook over medium heat, stirring, just until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Divide  gnocchi among bowls and top with the green beans, ricotta, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.