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Kale Pesto & Chicken Gnocchi Recipe

Kale Pesto & Chicken Gnocchi Recipe

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How To Make Kale Pesto & Chicken Gnocchi

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Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 1 lb of chicken gnocchi
  • 2 cups of kale leaves, stems removed
  • 1/2 cup of fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup of pine nuts
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook the chicken gnocchi according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.

  2. In a food processor, combine the kale leaves, basil leaves, pine nuts, garlic, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Blend until smooth.

  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add the kale pesto. Cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  4. Add the cooked chicken gnocchi to the skillet and toss well to coat with the pesto. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until heated through.

  5. Serve the kale pesto and chicken gnocchi warm. Garnish with additional Parmesan cheese if desired.


  • Calories : 420kcal
  • Total Fat : 14g
  • Saturated Fat : 2g
  • Cholesterol : 32mg
  • Sodium : 316mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 58g
  • Dietary Fiber : 6g
  • Sugar : 2g
  • Protein : 20g
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