Food Recipes Gnocchi With Sausage and Spinach 4.0 (220) 10 Reviews By Kate Merker Kate Merker Kate Merker is the chief food director at Hearst Magazines. She has over two decades of experience producing food content for print and digital publications, including Real Simple. Highlights: * At Real Simple, Kate worked her way up from editorial assistant to senior food editor * Served as food and nutrition director at Woman's Day for seven years * Joined Hearst Magazines as chief food director (2017) Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on September 2, 2022 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Combine browned sausage meat with garlic and wilted spinach and toss with pillowy gnocchi for an elegant weeknight dinner. Get the recipe. Photo: Quentin Bacon Hands On Time: 15 mins Total Time: 25 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 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 ¼ teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper ¾ cup (3 ounces) grated Parmesan, plus more for serving Directions 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. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 815 Calories 48g Fat 58g Carbs 36g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 815 % Daily Value * Total Fat 48g 62% Saturated Fat 14g 70% Cholesterol 96mg 32% Sodium 1886mg 82% Total Carbohydrate 58g 21% Total Sugars 11g Protein 36g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.