23 Ratings
  • 4 Rating Star 9
  • 5 Rating Star 7
  • 1 Rating Star 3
  • 2 Rating Star 3
  • 3 Rating Star 1

This is a great twist on gnocchi! Garlic, basil, onion, mushrooms, sweet peppers, and tomatoes are sauteed before mixing with butter and balsamic vinegar to make a sauce.

jennbot
prep:
30 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
4
Max Servings:
4
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Ingredients

Directions

  • Cook the gnocchi according to package directions; drain.

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  • Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add garlic to the skillet and cook for 2 minutes. Mix in the chopped onions and season with salt; cook until onions begin to soften, about 5 minutes. Stir in the mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes, and basil; cook for another 5 minutes. Stir the butter in to melt. Pour the balsamic vinegar into the skillet, stir, reduce heat, and simmer the sauce for 15 to 20 minutes. Toss the cooked gnocchi with the sauce.

Tip

Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts

692.77 calories; 5.94 g protein; 33.83 g carbohydrates; 61.02 g fat; 143.32 mg cholesterol; 434.75 mg sodium.Full Nutrition


Reviews (20)

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Most helpful positive review

Kate
07/22/2010
Due to the other reviews I cut the butter and vinegar in half and skipped the mushrooms. It was a huge success. I can't even imagine what it would have tasted like had I followed the original recipe. I served it with steak and a sliced tomato & mozarella salad.
(14)

Most helpful critical review

gregandrobin
08/26/2008
This recipe was overpowered by to much vinegar. There was also way to much butter. I felt like I wasted my time and ingredients because the sauce was terrible.
(7)
23 Ratings
  • 4 Rating Star 9
  • 5 Rating Star 7
  • 1 Rating Star 3
  • 2 Rating Star 3
  • 3 Rating Star 1
Kate
07/22/2010
Due to the other reviews I cut the butter and vinegar in half and skipped the mushrooms. It was a huge success. I can't even imagine what it would have tasted like had I followed the original recipe. I served it with steak and a sliced tomato & mozarella salad.
(14)
gregandrobin
08/26/2008
This recipe was overpowered by to much vinegar. There was also way to much butter. I felt like I wasted my time and ingredients because the sauce was terrible.
(7)
SUEG2
09/30/2007
Very Good. I was looking for some gnocchi receipes and glad I stompled onto this recipe. I added sliced sausage to the recipe to make it into a meal and my family loved it.
(6)
Tressa Watson
04/13/2013
5 stars with the changes I made. I used twice the amount of veggies to give it a healthy boost and I used button mushrooms quartered instead of the crimini mushrooms. I used only 2 tbsps butter and added the vinegar to taste (maybe 1/6 or 1/8 C?). I added 3/4 cup chicken boullion with about 1-2 tbsps white flour in it to make more and a thicker sauce. I also added about 1/2 cup shredded chicken to give it some protein. Now it's a complete meal! I loved and so did my husband.
(5)
Anonymous
12/07/2007
A little to vinegary for my taste.
(4)
Anonymous
07/15/2009
Excellent recipe. The secret is to make sure that you simmer the sauce long enough. The balsamic vinegar is delicious in this recipe and it is now being added to our recipe book.
(4)
Joe
11/06/2009
Wasn't amazing but a decent tasting recipe. I chose to leave out the butter and replace it with some chicken stock. Some added smoked sausage made it a complete meal.
(3)
Jessica Young
11/03/2007
I was really disapointed with this recipe. It wasn't that flavorful and it called for way too much butter. I will not cook it again.
(3)
American
09/30/2009
Great!! Not sure why the other people didn't like it..... Everyone loved it! Keeper!!
(2)