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Easy Cheesy Gnocchi

easy cheesy gnocchi
  • (1 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp.) extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • (16 oz. package) shelf-stable gnocchi
  • (1 medium) yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • (4 cloves) garlic, minced
  • (1/2 cup) water
  • (6 cups) chard leaves or spinach, chopped
  • (15 oz. can) diced tomatoes w/Italian seasonings
  • (15 oz. can) white beans, rinsed
  • (1/4 tsp.) freshly ground pepper
  • (1/2 cup) part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • (1/4 cup) Parmesan cheese, finely shredded

Easy Cheesy Gnocchi

Plump gnocchi with nutritious greens, tomatoes, hearty white beans and two kinds of melted cheese.

Preparation Time
About 10 minutes
Cook Time
About 20 minutes


  1. 1Place a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 1 Tbsp. oil. When hot, add gnocchi and cook 5-7 minutes or until plump, stirring frequently. Remove from pan and set aside.

  2. 2Place pan back over medium heat, add 1 tsp. oil and onion. Cook 2 minutes, stirring often. Add garlic and water, stir to combine. Cover and cook 4-6 minutes, or until onion is tender.

  3. 3Stir in chard, cook 1-2 minutes. Add tomatoes, beans and pepper, stir to combine and bring to a summer. Add gnocchi back to pan, top with cheeses.

  4. 4Cover, cook about 3 minutes, until cheese melts. Serve and enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/6 of dish

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 325
  • Total Fat 7 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 55 g
  • Protein 14 g
  • Cholesterol 8 mg
  • Sodium 616 mg
  • Fiber 6 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dinner

Recipe Subcategory: Pastas and Pizzas

Recipe Ethnicity: Italian

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.