Gnocchi is originally from Italy and are potato, flour & eggs dumplings. They are generally served as the first course meal there.
Pasta is for sure is one of the best Italian meals, here is a recipe for gnocchi pasta with broccoli. Pasta & broccoli are boiled & then sautéed in butter & oil, garnished with cheese. Try it!
Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –
Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Yields
20 mins 10 mins 30 mins 2-3 Serving
Gnocchi pasta – 500 grams
Broccoli – medium head – 1 (cut into small florets)
Butter – 2 tablespoons
Extra virgin olive oil – 2 tablespoon
Salt per taste
Ground black pepper –
Almond & pine nuts – 1 tablespoon (almonds sliced and both toasted)
Lemon juice – ½ teaspoon
Parmesan cheese – ¼ cup (grated) – optional
- Heat water in a sauce and boil gnocchi pasta with salt & few drops of oil. Boil till al-Dante. Drain and keep aside.
- Boil broccoli florets too in salt water, don’t make it very soft. Retain its crunchy level. Drain and keep aside.
- On the side heat butter & olive oil in a large skillet, heat till the butter starts to turn brown, add gnocchi pasta first, let it get the brown butter effect, then add broccoli. Sauté for another 4-5 minutes. Season with salt & black pepper & add lemon juice.
- Transfer to serving plate & garnish with toasted nuts & grated cheese on top.
Note: This pasta can be served with your choice of bread. I sometimes add 1 tablespoon of tomato ketchup to this recipe when making for kids. Enjoy!
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