Treat the family to something different with Creamy Spinach-Pesto Gnocchi. You'll love the deliciously creamy sauce in this spinach-pesto gnocchi that features onions, cream cheese and cherry tomatoes!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
2 pkg. (12 oz. each) frozen gnocchi, uncooked
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
2 oz. (1/4 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed, softened
3 Tbsp. CLASSICO Traditional Basil Pesto Sauce and Spread
1/2 cup milk
1 cup tightly packed baby spinach leaves
1/4 cup KRAFT Finely Shredded Parmesan Cheese
1/2 cup quartered cherry tomatoes
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Let's Make It
Cook gnocchi as directed on package, omitting salt.
Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add onions; cook 3 min. or until crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Blend cream cheese and pesto sauce in blender until smooth. With blender running, gradually add milk through feed tube at top of blender, mixing well after each addition. Add spinach; blend until smooth. Blend in onions. Pour into skillet.
Drain gnocchi. Add to cream cheese mixture; stir until gnocchi is evenly coated with sauce. Cook 2 to 3 min. or until heated through, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Top with Parmesan and tomatoes.
Serve with a tossed green salad.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 78g
Dietary Fibers 6g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
6 servings, 1 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.