avatarAuthorParkash BainsCategory, DifficultyBeginner

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time25 mins

Gluten Free Gnocchi Florentine — If you are a gnocchi lover but don’t enjoy the weighed down feeling afterwards, then this is for you. This gluten free gnocchi is much lighter than the traditional version and also very easy to make. The sauce is also incredibly fresh and light. It is something of a cross between primavera and florentine with zucchini, grape tomatoes and kale. There is no need to feel any guilt after enjoying a generous serving of this delicious pasta, and for those of us with  gluten intolerance, it’s pure heaven!

To make Gluten Free Gnocchi see the recipe here.

 1 tbsp olive oil
 2 young zucchini, sliced or quartered
 1 pint grape tomatoes (halved)
 3 kale leaves cut into 2-3 inch strips
 ½ cup fresh chopped basil
 2 tbsp butter
 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
 3 tbsp Parmesan cheese
 3 large cloves garlic, minced
 salt and pepper to taste
 ½ cup white wine (or water)

1

Heat olive oil in a large skillet on medium heat. Add garlic and zucchini and cook for about 3 minutes., stirring occasionally.

2

Add tomatoes. Cook for another 3 to 4 minutes. Add kale and cook for 2 minutes.

3

Place cooked gnocchi into the skilled and toss. Add some liquid, about 1/2 cup (water from gnocchi) or white wine, to create a sauce.

4

Remove from heat, add basil, butter, lemon juice and stir.

5

Lastly, gently stir in Parmesan cheese. Serve hot.

Ingredients

 1 tbsp olive oil
 2 young zucchini, sliced or quartered
 1 pint grape tomatoes (halved)
 3 kale leaves cut into 2-3 inch strips
 ½ cup fresh chopped basil
 2 tbsp butter
 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
 3 tbsp Parmesan cheese
 3 large cloves garlic, minced
 salt and pepper to taste
 ½ cup white wine (or water)

Directions

1

Heat olive oil in a large skillet on medium heat. Add garlic and zucchini and cook for about 3 minutes., stirring occasionally.

2

Add tomatoes. Cook for another 3 to 4 minutes. Add kale and cook for 2 minutes.

3

Place cooked gnocchi into the skilled and toss. Add some liquid, about 1/2 cup (water from gnocchi) or white wine, to create a sauce.

4

Remove from heat, add basil, butter, lemon juice and stir.

5

Lastly, gently stir in Parmesan cheese. Serve hot.

Gluten Free Gnocchi Florentine