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Easy Weeknight Veggie Gnocchi

Written by COA Nutrition Team On August 20, 2021

A healthy and delicious meal you can have on the table in just 20 minutes, thanks to store-bought whole wheat gnocchi! Try this easy weeknight dinner that’s cooked in an easy and veggie-packed tomato sauce.


  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 2 1/2 cup, pieces or slices mushrooms, white
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 28-ounce diced tomatoes, canned
  • 1 tablespoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups, spinach
  • 16-ounce Gnocchi
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated


  1. Dice onion and slice mushrooms (if not pre-sliced). Mince garlic.
  2. Heat a large skillet with high sides (or stockpot) over medium heat. Add olive oil and sauté onions and mushrooms until the onions begin to go translucent (4-5 minutes). Add garlic and sauté for another 30 seconds.
  3. Pour in diced tomatoes (including the juice) and add Italian seasonings and salt. Add 2 cups of spinach and carefully stir.
  4. Once spinach wilts, add uncooked gnocchi and stir together. Simmer for 3-4 minutes, until the gnocchi is cooked. Stir in Parmesan cheese and serve warm.

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