Chicken Broccoli and Gnocchi with Parsley Pesto

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 356.6
  • Total Fat: 15.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 58.1 mg
  • Sodium: 638.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 28.1 g

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Number of Servings: 5


    2 garlic cloves, peeled
    1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
    1/4 cup (1 oz) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
    2 tbsp. chopped walnuts, toasted
    1/4 tsp. salt
    1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
    3 tbsp EVOO
    1 tbsp water
    2 qts. water
    2 cups small broccoli florets
    1 (1 lb) package vacuum-packed gnocchi
    2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast
    2 tbsp chopped walnuts, toasted (optional)
    2 tbsp Parmesan cheese (optional)


Drop garlic through food chute with food processor on; process until minced. Gradually add olive oil and 1 tbsp water, processing just until blended.

Bring 2 quarts water to a boil in a 4 qt. saucepan. Add broccoli and cook 2 minutes. Remove 2 cups gnocchi from package; reserve remaining gnocchi for another use. Add gnocchi to pan, and cook 3 minutes or just until broccoli is tender; drain and place in a large bowl. Add chicken and parsley mixutre; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with 2 tbsp walnuts and 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Makes 5 (1 cup) servings.

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LSODOLAK.

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