Gnocchi Cacio e Pepe
Last updated: January 2022
This recipe will have you singing "Mamma Mia" from the rooftop! It's a classic Italian favorite but with a healthy and colorful twist. Unlike traditional recipes, this rendition has gone green with spinach gnocchi. Spinach is an IBS-friendly green that provides a combination of phytonutrients, antioxidants, and flavonoids to help you live your best life. Try making them from scratch with potato starch and quinoa flour for kitchen-savvy individuals. For those looking for a more convenient yet still gut-happy option, simply opt for a store-bought gluten-free selection from either the frozen foods or fresh pasta section of your local supermarket. Use this recipe as a hearty side dish or add other vegetables to create a robust, colorful, and gut-friendly entrée. It's im-pastable not to fall in love with this recipe!
Makes: 2 servings
Serving Size: ½ mixture
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Ingredients for gnocchi cacio e pepe
- 340 g (1 cup) gluten-free spinach (made with potato, rice, and gluten-free flour)
- ¼ cup grated pecorino cheese or dairy-free alternative
- 1 tsp cracked black pepper
- 2 tbsp olive oil
Directions for gnocchi cacio e pepe
- In a medium pot, cook pasta according to package instructions.
- Add strained pasta, cheese, black pepper, and olive oil to the pot. Mix until fully incorporated.
- Serve and enjoy!
- calories: 397kcal
- carbohydrates: 40.5g
- fat: 20g
- fiber: 7g
- potassium: 410mg
- protein: 12.5g
- saturated fat: 5.5g
- sodium: 866mg
- sugar: 0.5g
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