Join our community of Solution Seekers!

Gnocchi With Pesto, Green Beans, and Ricotta

Creamy Pesto Gnocchi With Green Beans and Ricotta
Click a Star to Rate This Recipe
Serves 4| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:



  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.
By September, 2008

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 631
  • Fat 37g
  • Sat Fat 13g
  • Cholesterol 56mg
  • Sodium 1344mg
  • Protein 22g
  • Carbohydrate 55g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Sugar 7g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Tortellini With Bacon, Greens, and Brown Butter
If you can’t find gnocchi, tortellini will work. In place of green beans, try adding frozen peas to the pasta pot for the last 2 minutes of cooking.

Did you try this recipe? How did you like it?

View Earlier Comments

What's on Your Plate?




    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.