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Summer Gnocchi With Avocado Pesto And Tomatoes

Summer Gnocchi With Avocado Pesto And Tomatoes. Happy Tuesday!

Are you looking for a nice and tasty recipe to try out today?

Summer gnocchi with avocado pesto and tomatoes anyone? A fresh, fragrant and simple summertime dish.

How To Make Summer Gnocchi With Avocado Pesto And Tomatoes:

Preparation and cooking: 15 minutes

Serves: 2


1 ripe avocado, such as Hass, halved, pitted and peeled

A large bunch of fresh basil

1 garlic clove, crushed

50g blanched almonds, pine nuts or walnuts

Juice of 1/2 lemon

2 tbsp olive oil

Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

500g pack ready-to-cook gnocchi

100g baby plum or cherry tomatoes, halved

Parmesan cheese shavings, to serve

How To Make Summer Gnocchi With Avocado Pesto And Tomatoes:

  1. Put the avocado flesh into a blender. Reserve a few basil leaves for garnish and put the rest into the blender with the garlic, nuts, lemon juice and olive oil. Blend for about 20 seconds until smooth, adding a little water if you prefer a thinner consistency.
  2. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.
  3. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to the boil and cook the gnocchi according to pack instructions. Drain well, return to the saucepan and add the pesto sauce and tomatoes. Heat, stirring gently, for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Share between 2 warmed plates or bowls and sprinkle with extra black pepper and the reserved basil leaves. Serve with the Parmesan shavings.

*Recipe and recipe photography by Peruvian Avocados *

*No Payment was received*

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25 comments so far.

25 responses to “Summer Gnocchi With Avocado Pesto And Tomatoes”

  1. Heather{Our Life In a Click} says:

    This looks amazing! So yum!

  2. Joanna Victoria -x says:

    Looks amazing ive not had gnocchi for ages and I like the sound of the avocado pesto.

  3. Alana Baby Holiday says:

    I'm definitely going to try this – pesto is such a lovely simple sauce.Alana x

  4. Nikki Whitehouse says:

    That looks amazingly delicious! I love gnocchi so I'm definitely going to give this a try.

  5. newcastle familylife says:

    This looks like the perfect summer dish x

  6. beautyqueenuk says:

    This most definitely has my name written all over it x

  7. Zena's Suitcase says:

    I've never used Gnocchi as a base for salad before, but it definitely sounds like something I need to try. It looks delicious

  8. Clairejustine oxox says:

    Thanks for the comment Keely 🙂

  9. Tamar SB says:

    I love simple summer dishes like this!

  10. Stella Olojola says:

    This looks very delicious. I love your photography as well.

  11. Jayne SMABL says:

    Oh that looks really refreshing! Fab images too x

  12. Anonymous says:

    That looks so delicious!Hazel Rea – @beachrambler

  13. JOANNA TERRY says:

    looks lovely!!

  14. Netpence says:

    Gnocchi & Pesto was a weekly meal when i lived in Genova Italy , love this twist on it with the Avocados

  15. Kerry-Ann Pope says:

    This looks amazing

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