Toasted Gnocchi with Spinach

Toasted Gnocchi with Spinach

Though gnocchi are made from potatoes, they are as versatile as pasta. Toast with a bit of spinach and lemon for a quick appetizer or meal.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword gnocchi, lemon, spinach
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 166kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch



  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 pkg potato gnocchi
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tsp thyme
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 5 oz spinach leaves
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese


  • In a large skillet, heat 2 tbsp of butter over medium-high heat
  • Add the gnocchi to the pan and stir occasionally until they are browned, about 10 minutes
  • Add the minced garlic and thyme, stirring for about one minute
  • Mix in the chicken broth, salt, and pepper and bring to a simmer, cooking until reduced by half, about 5 minutes
  • Add the spinach, parsley, lemon zest, lemon juice, and last 2 tbsp of butter
  • Stir constantly until the spinach has wilted and the butter is melted
  • Top with parmesan and serve immediately


Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 653mg | Potassium: 279mg | Vitamin A: 3875IU | Vitamin C: 19.4mg | Calcium: 192mg | Iron: 1.4mg