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Gnocchi with herbed cheese sauce

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9
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
20 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Gnocchi is an Italian-style potato or flour dumpling that only needs a few simple ingredients to make a meal.

Ingredients

Green shallot(s)

4 individual, thinly sliced

Fresh chives

¼ cup(s), finely chopped

Fresh basil

¼ cup(s), coarsley chopped

97% fat-free cottage cheese

250 g

Walnuts

12 piece(s), chopped (30g)

Pumpkin gnocchi

500 g, (packet)

Rocket

75 g

Instructions

  1. Combine the shallots, chives, basil and cottage cheese in a medium bowl. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  2. Preheat oven to 180°C or 160°C fan-forced. Place walnuts on baking tray and bake for 5 minutes or until toasted.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the gnocchi in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet instructions, or until they float to the surface. Drain, reserving 2 tablespoons of the cooking liquid. Return gnocchi to the pan.
  4. Add the cottage cheese mixture, rocket, walnuts and reserved cooking liquid to the pasta. Toss gently until combined. Serve.