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Creamy broccoli gnocchi bake

Points® value
Total Time
30 min
5 min
25 min
Looking for comfort food, fast? Soft, fluffy gnocchi baked with broccoli in a cheesy, creamy sauce and served with a side of spinach is just the thing.


Broccoli, raw

300 g, Tenderstem

Gnocchi, Fresh

500 g

Medium fat soft cheese

180 g


2 clove(s), crushed

Vegetable stock cube

1 cube(s), 150ml

Ground Nutmeg

¼ teaspoon(s), level


½ zest(s) of 1

Vegetarian parmesan style hard cheese

2 tablespoon(s), grated

Calorie controlled cooking spray

4 spray(s)


360 g, young leaf


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, fan 180°C, gas mark 6. Cook the broccoli and gnocchi for 2 minutes in a large pan of boiling water. Drain and put into a 1.5-litre baking dish.
  2. In a bowl, combine the soft cheese, half the garlic and all of the stock, nutmeg and lemon zest. Pour the sauce over the broccoli and gnocchi and toss to combine, then scatter over the grated hard cheese. Bake for 20 minutes, until golden and bubbling.
  3. Meanwhile, mist a large frying pan with cooking spray and set over a medium-high heat. Add the spinach, a handful at a time, and cook for 4-5 minutes until wilted. Season to taste, then stir in the remaining garlic and cook for a final 1 minute.
  4. Serve the gnocchi bake with the spinach on the side.