This combination of flavors is surprisingly delicious. Use homemade gnocchi and/or pesto for even better flavor!

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook gnocchi in the boiling water until they float to the top, 2 to 4 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high heat. Saute asparagus and garlic in the hot oil until asparagus is tender, about 5 minutes. Transfer cooked gnocchi to a bowl using a slotted spoon; set aside.

  • Heat remaining olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Saute shrimp, 2 tablespoons pesto, and 1 tablespoon lemon juice in the hot oil until shrimp are fully cooked and opaque, about 5 minutes. Add cooked gnocchi, asparagus, remaining pesto, and remaining lemon juice; stir to combine. Serve.

Cook's Note:

Use a high-quality store-bought or homemade pesto.

Nutrition Facts

522 calories; protein 30.7g 62% DV; carbohydrates 27.6g 9% DV; fat 32.9g 51% DV; cholesterol 205.9mg 69% DV; sodium 573.4mg 23% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (6)

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Rating: 5 stars
07/01/2020
Fantastic recipe, highly recommend using fresh ingredients if you can. Classico pesto sauce is a suitable substitute for homemade, and shredded asiago goes well as a garnish. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/11/2020
This Is As Good As It Gets....It's A Winner.. Chef Grant... Colo Springs, Co. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/10/2020
We followed the recipe. Delicious! The gnocchi is soft and chewy, the shrimp and asparagus have great texture. The herbaceous flavor of the pesto is wonderful! Yum! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/07/2020
I made homemade gnocchi and pesto with pine nuts. Also, I included cut up tomatoes, red sweet peppers, onions with fresh peeled shrimp. Awesome to add pesto in the mix while cooking the shrimp. Yummy!!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/08/2020
butter and coconut oil is a tasty substitute to EVOO Read More
Rating: 5 stars
07/01/2020
Fantastic recipe, highly recommend using fresh ingredients if you can. Classico pesto sauce is a suitable substitute for homemade, and shredded asiago goes well as a garnish. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/11/2020
This is excellent! Fast and easy if you use a jar of pesto. (I used Barilla, which is very good!) Read More
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