Last Nights Dinner | 02.07.12

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Mmmmmm so good!! This is seriously so easy and so delicious. Pinterest has doubled the amount of recipes I have wanted to try lately. I am always on the look out for quick and easy meals for dinner.

Ingredients:
(for pesto)
1 cup Basil
1/2 cup Cashews
1/2 cup graded parmesan cheese
Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper

Pre-packaged Gnocchi
Cherry tomatoes- cut in half
Fresh mozzarella- cut into small pieces

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Directions:
1. In a food processor blend basil, cashews and cheese. Slowly add in olive oil until desired consistency is reached. Salt and pepper to taste.
2. In a large pan, add olive oil and sauté gnocchi over medium high heat. Continue to stir until crispy on all sides.
3. Add tomatoes and pesto and stir until well coated. Heat for 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat.
4. Serve in dishes and top with handful and mozzarella pieces. Add some finely chopped basil for decoration.
5. Enjoy!

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Original Recipe Here and Here. Thanks Ladies!

  1. This looks aweseom!!! Can not wait to try this out! Love your recipe posts.

    http://mereandthemr.blogspot.com/

  2. Mmm, pesto with cashews–sounds amazing!! Love pics, too =)

  3. i have to admit – i’m not normally a gnocchi fan – but this sounds truly delicious!

  4. I love gnocchi and this recipe sounds awesome!!
    And the picture of Rowan at the end…priceless! 🙂
    ALoha-

  5. Putting on my list for next weeks dinner:)

  6. Mmmm! That looks delicious!

  7. Seriously, Rowan is the sweetest little babe I’ve ever seen!

  8. this sounds really good! I’ll have to try it!

  9. looks delicious! I’ve been loving your recipe’s lately. Do you recommend a good food processor? I’m currently on the hunt for one and curious to know what you’re using. Thanks Jen!

  10. Looks so good!! I am trying this recipe fo’ sho’!

  11. I LOVE LND posts!!!!!!!!! YAY! This one looks way good – I would do the same thing like Rowan did! oooooOOO

  12. Oh my yumminess! It’s official, I need a food processor…

    ps: I haven’t been able to stop thinking about that sweet potate pizza all week!

    Virginie ♥

  13. Hi Jen – this looks delicious, I’m from south africa, please tell me – the gnocchi we get here you usually boil and then it’s ready when it floats to the top – in this case was this gnocchi boiled and cooked before hand? thanks a lot!

  14. This looks absolutely delicious! Really have to try and make this, thanks!

  15. Oh my goodness – that looks delicious! I love gnocchi but I never really know what to do with it – def going to give this a try : )

  16. We just made this and it was OH SO GOOD.
    Thanks!!!

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