Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Asparagus and Herbed Butter

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Asparagus and Herbed Butter



  • To make the browned butter, heat a skillet over medium heat and melt the butter. Add in the herbs and zest the lemon into the skillet, then squeeze the juice into the pan. Continue to move the butter and herbs around the pan until the butter begins. Pour the butter and herbs into a bowl and set aside.
  • Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil.
  • Add asparagus to boiling water and cook for 3-5 minutes or until soft but slightly crunchy.
  • Using a stainer, remove the asparagus from the water and set aside to drain.
  • Using the same boiling water, cook gnocchi to package directions.
  • Place the skillet over medium heat.
  • Strain the browned butter into the pan removing the herbs and add the asparagus and gnocchi, cook for 2-3 minutes stirring well.
  • Transfer to a bowl and sprinkle with parmesan and extra lemon zest.

Kids Can Do

  • Squeeze the lemons
  • Fill the pot with water
  • Sprinkle the parmesan