Recipe: Gnocchi with pesto and roasted peppers

Pasta with aromatic herbs
May 27, 2009



I will harvest basil soon, and then I will enjoy the first pesto of the season. Pesto can be freezed easily: it will loose some flavour, but you can eat it in the winter too!
With the last pesto of the last summer, I cooked some gnocchi with an interesting variation.

Gnocchi with pesto and roasted peppers

Gnocchi with pesto and roasted peppers


Ingredients
Serves two:
2 red bell peppers
500g gnocchi
150g pesto sauce

Directions
Bake the peppers in preheated 200° C (392 F) oven 25 minutes, until the skin is brown.
Peel them and discard seeds and stems. Cut into pieces.
Cook the gnocchi in boiling salted water, then drain them well.
Season with the pesto sauce and serve with the baked peppers

Pesto recipe on Best Cuisine - Il Meglio in Cucina



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Author: Susan (URL)
27/05/2009

It is the rare diner who doesn t love pesto, and your addition of roasted red peppers sounds lovely. Thank you for your WHB recipe, Graciana!


Author: Susan (URL)
27/05/2009

I meant GraZiana.: )


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