Gnocchi with parsley olive pesto and cherry tomatoes

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by dale7793

A very special way to serve gnocchi that won't take long to prepare.

Top Review by SunsetHappy

Tonight I was a hero. :) The bf and I have recently discovered gnocchi and I needed something I could throw together quickly after getting home late and this definitely fit the bill. I do have to admit that I used ready made pesto, but the addition of the broiled cherry tomatoes and fresh parmesan was fabulous. Very filling and healthy to boot! Thanks, Dale!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Season the tomatoes with salt and pepper.
  2. Place the cherry tomatoes, cut side up, under a hot griller/broiler.
  3. Cook until just softened and lightly blackened, about 10 minutes.
  4. Combine the olives, parmesan, garlic and parsley in a food processor.
  5. Blend until roughly chopped.
  6. Slowly add the olive oil whilst blending and blend until just combined.
  7. Cook the gnocchi, according to package directions.
  8. Toss together with the pesto and 1 tablespoon of the gnocchi cooking water to coat gnocchi.
  9. Serve topped with the hot tomatoes and extra shaved parmesan.

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