Monday, January 13, 2014

Zesty Lemon Garlic Gnocchi

My main man LOVES his lemon and garlic! So I searched the Internet for a dinner dish that would incorporate the two and I came up with so many delicious results! But how do I choose what recipe to use? I decided to combined a few good recipes and came up with something that made him feel like he was in Lemon Garlic Heaven! This is a quick and easy recipe that your family will enjoy! To print the recipe, click here: Zesty Lemon Garlic Gnocchi
1 package of gnocchi
Juice from one lemon
4 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup shredded parmesan
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon lemon zest
2-3 fresh basil leaves, chopped
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (More or less depending on you preference)
pepper and salt to taste

1) Bring a pot of water to boil and add gnocchi.
2) Cook and stir for about 3-5 minutes, depending on packaging instructions or until the gnocchi floats to the top of the pot.

3) While gnocchi is cooking, in a small pot, heat butter, lemon juice, lemon zest, basil, garlic and parmesan cheese. Stir until smooth.

4) Drain gnocchi and pour lemon garlic mixture over the gnocchi, then mix well.

5) Serve with Easy Chicken Breasts and vegetables. ENJOY!

Nutrition Facts
Servings 4.0
Amount Per Serving
Calories 342
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14 g21 %
Saturated Fat 8 g42 %
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 36 g12 %
Sodium 678 mg28 %
Potassium 32 mg1 %
Total Carbohydrate 48 g16 %
Dietary Fiber 1 g5 %
Sugars 1 g
Protein 7 g13 %
Vitamin A0 %
Vitamin C19 %
Calcium1 %
Iron6 %
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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