Gnocchi With Sausage and Spinach
Serves 4| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:
- 2 9-ounce packages refrigerated gnocchi or one 17.5-ounce package shelf-stable gnocchi
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
- 1 pound Italian sausage, casings removed
- 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
- 1 5-ounce bag baby spinach
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 3/4 cup (3 ounces) grated Parmesan, plus more for serving
- Cook the gnocchi according to the package directions. Drain, reserving ¼ cup of the cooking liquid.
- Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
- Add the sausage and cook, crumbling it with a spoon, until browned, 5 to 7 minutes.
- Add the garlic, spinach, salt, and pepper and cook, tossing frequently, until the spinach wilts, about 3 minutes.
- Add the gnocchi, the reserved cooking liquid, and the Parmesan and toss. Divide among individual bowls and sprinkle with additional Parmesan.
- Per Serving
- Calories 815Calories From Fat 53%
- Fat 48g
- Sat Fat 14g
- Cholesterol 96mg
- Sodium 1,886mg
- Carbohydrate 58g
- Fiber 4g
- Sugar 11g
- Protein 36g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .
Gnocchi are small, quick-cooking dumplings, usually made from potatoes. You’ll find them with the fresh or dried pasta in supermarkets, or you can substitute a short pasta, such as penne.