Green Goddess Gnocchi

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Green Goddess Gnocchi


  • 2 packages Cappello’s Gnocchi 

  • For the Green Goddess Sauce 

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 

  • 1 cup plain full-fat Greek yogurt

  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves, packed 

  • 1 small avocado, peeled & pitted 

  • 2 scallions 

  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice 

  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest 

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt 

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper 

  • For Finishing 

  • 1 cup baby spinach 

  • ¾ cup cherry tomatoes, halved 

  • ½ cup sugar-snap peas, cut into ½-inch pieces 

  • 2 tablespoons chives, snipped 

  • 2 tablespoons Italian parsley, chopped 

  • 2 tablespoons basil leaves, chopped 



  • Make the green goddess sauce: To a high speed blender add all ingredients for the sauce. Process until smooth. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed. 

  • Cook the gnocchi: From fresh or frozen, add 1 package of gnocchi to 4 quarts of boiling water and stir immediately. 

  • Continue stirring every 30 seconds for 1-3 minutes until gnocchi floats. Drain gnocchi. 

  • To a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat add green goddess sauce and gnocchi. Cook until warmed through, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a large serving bowl. Add spinach, tomatoes, peas, chives, parsley, and basil to the bowl. Toss to coat and serve.


Kids Can Do

  • Add ingredients to blender for the green goddess sauce.

  • Top cooked gnocchi with spinach, tomatoes, and herbs.