Mmm, gnocchi ... who doesn't love a big bowl of fluffy little potato dumplings covered in pesto? Not many people, that's for sure. You can make your own gnocchi at home or take a shortcut and buy your own from the store. We won't tell anyone, though!

Pesto Gnocchi With Olives and Sun-Dried Tomatoes [Vegan]







  • 1 package of gnocchi (or make your own!)
  • 3 cups of loosely packed basil
  • 2 cups of loosely packed spinach
  • 2 large cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil (for pesto)
  • 2 tablespoons of pine nuts
  • Sea salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup of chopped sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup of pitted black olives


  1. Cook gnocchi according to package directions. Set aside.
  2. Add the basil, spinach, garlic, lemon juice, pine nuts, sea salt, and pepper to a blender and begin to blend on low. Slowly pour in the olive oil until desired consistency is reached. You may not need all of the oil.
  3. Mix the pesto sauce, sun-dried tomatoes and olives in with the gnocchi.

Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 2670 | Total Carbs: 208g | Total Fat: 180g | Total Protein: 36g | Total Sodium: 6743g | Total Sugar: 11g Calculation not including salt and pepper to taste. Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.