- Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 312.9
- Total Fat: 11.1 g
- Cholesterol: 87.0 mg
- Sodium: 528.9 mg
- Total Carbs: 37.3 g
- Dietary Fiber: 4.4 g
- Protein: 18.8 g
Shrimp with Asparagus, Pesto and GnocchiSubmitted by: TUBLADY
IntroductionPotato dumplings, or Gnocchi served with fresh ingredients make for a healthy comfortable meal. Potato dumplings, or Gnocchi served with fresh ingredients make for a healthy comfortable meal.
2 quarts plus 1 tablespoon water divided.
1 16 oz. package of vacuum packed gnocchi ( such as Vigo)
4 cups (1inch) sliced asparagus ( about 1 pound)
1 pound of large (about 32 shrimp) peeled and divined large shrimp, coarsely chopped , save 12 for plating.
1 cup basil leaves
2 tablespoons pine nuts toasted ( Watch carefully)
toast in pan, do not burn. or a few minutes in oven.
2 tablespoons shredded parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons minced garlic
5 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
Add gnocchi to pot , cook 4 minutes or until done. ( Gnocchi will rise to the surface). Remove with a slotted spoon, place in a large bowl. Add the asparagus and shrimp to pan with 1 teaspoon olive oil. Cook till shrimp are done, about 5 minutes. Drain . Add shrimp mixture to bowl with gnocchi.
2. Combine remaining 1 tablespoon of water, basil, and next 4 ingredients through garlic in a food processor or blender. Process until smooth. scrape sides if necessary. Drizzle the 4 teaspoons of olive oil through food chute with food processor running until well blended. Add basil pesto mixture to bowl with gnocchi ,shrimp and asparagus.
Toss to coat.
Serving Size: 4, 2 cup servings
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TUBLADY.