Sunday, August 1, 2010

Gnocchi with Broccoli 'Fontina' Sauce

Most vacuum-packed gnocchi (potato dumplings) will contain eggs. However, the brand Nuova, available in the refrigerated section of Whole Foods and other grocery stores - it is not only gluten-free, but vegan as well! You'll need two (9-ounce) packages for this recipe.

Bring 7 cups of water to a boil in a Dutch oven. Add 5 cups broccoli florets and the gnocchi; boil for 3 minutes, then drain.

While the broccoli and gnocchi cook, heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add 6 tablespoons finely chopped onion and 3 minced garlic cloves; cook for 3 minutes.

Add the broccoli and gnocchi, along with 1/2 cup shredded vegan cheese in place of fontina (I used the vegan mozzarella from Galaxy Foods), 1/4 cup vegetable broth, and 1/8 tsp. black pepper; cook for 1 minute. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup vegan Parmesan sprinkles (such as Galaxy Foods).

Divide into 3 servings of 1 and 1/3 cups and 480 calories each.

vegetable broth

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The Vegan Pantry

  • Vegan yogurt - Whole Soy
  • Vegan milk - Silk
  • Vegan Feta - Sunergia
  • Vegan Cheese - Galaxy Foods
  • Vegan Eggs - Ener-G
  • Vegan Butter - Earth Balance