Fried Gnocchi with Squash & California Walnuts

Recipe and image courtesy of California Walnuts.

Fried Gnocchi with Squash & California Walnuts.

Hello again. California walnuts will help you celebrate Christmas in style this year. They have offered four brand-new recipes that will dazzle this holiday season.

From California Walnut that has just been baked. From handmade Spiced Apple & California Walnut Cookies to Brie & Cranberry Croissants.

A hearty dish of Fried Gnocchi with Squash & California Walnuts followed by a stunning Trifle inspired by the holiday season.

Fried Gnocchi with Squash & California Walnuts

Each recipe is intended to help you use up your leftovers and costs less than £2 per serving, allowing you to maintain a festive mood at a reasonable price

Yesterday I shared; A California Walnut, Brie & Cranberry Croissants Recipe.

Also, today I am sharing Christmas biscuits: Spiced Apple & California Walnut Cookies.

Fried Gnocchi with Squash & California Walnuts:

Table Of Contents:

  • Firstly, A Few Recipe Suggestions.
  • Secondly, About Gnocchi.
  • Thirdly, Fried Gnocchi with Squash & California Walnuts Ingredients.
  • Fourthly, Fried Gnocchi with Squash & California Walnuts Method.
  • Fifth, More Recipe Ideas.

So What Is Gnocchi?

In Italian cuisine, gnocchi are a diverse family of dumplings. They are produced from little lumps of dough that are often made from a straightforward mixture of wheat flour, egg, salt, and potato.

Is Gnocchi Pasta?

Not being a type of pasta, gnocchi. In actuality, it is a potato dumpling. They stand out because they use potatoes as the primary ingredient.

Is It Better To Boil Or Fry Gnocchi?

This recipes is best to boil them for 3 minutes, drain and then fry them for 2 minutes.

What Do You Eat Gnocchi With? Why not try a nice creamy sauce and pancetta or some kind of red meat or bacon. Also some tasty California Walnuts.

Fried Gnocchi with Squash & California Walnuts The Recipe:

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 150g diced smoked pancetta
  • 250g frozen diced butternut squash
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 200g mushrooms, sliced
  • 400g Brussels sprouts, thickly sliced, defrosted if frozen
  • 500g pack gnocchi
  • 1 tbsp thyme leaves
  • 1 tbsp chopped sage
  • 100g California Walnuts

Method:

  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the onion, pancetta and squash for 5 minutes. Add the garlic, mushrooms and sprouts and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the gnocchi in boiling water for 3 minutes, drain.
  3. Add the gnocchi, herbs and walnuts to the pan and fry for 1-2 minutes, season to taste.

Cooks tip: Try adding a splash of port or red wine for extra richness. Cost per serving £2.

Fried Gnocchi with Squash & California Walnuts

Fried Gnocchi with Squash & California Walnuts. So what do you think about this recipe? Do you also fancy making some? Recipe and image courtesy of California Walnuts.

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More Gnocchi Recipes?

Firstly, Gnocchi alla Trapanese. 

I have a tasty recipe to share with you today. How yummy Gnocchi alla Trapanese does this look?

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Secondly, Le Rustique Camembert, Gnocchi And Leek Tray Bake.

The mature strength of the cheese along with the variety of herbs used makes the dish an absolute delight. Also, so tasty!!

You can make this dish well ahead of time, so you can be the most organised host and enjoy the pre-dinner drinks with your guests. Le Rustique Camembert, Gnocchi And Leek Tray Bake. So good.

Thirdly, Summer Gnocchi With Avocado Pesto And Tomatoes. 

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Summer gnocchi with avocado pesto and tomatoes anyone? A fresh, fragrant and simple summertime dish. Summer Gnocchi With Avocado Pesto And Tomatoes. So tasty.

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