Creamy Spinach & Courgette Gnocchi

7 Weight Watcher Points

We’ve teamed these little potato dumplings with a creamy spinach sauce – the whole dish is on the table in under 30 minutes.

Ingredients

Gnocchi (fresh): 400 g

Courgette: 1 medium, trimmed and sliced into ribbons with a vegetable peeler

Half Fat Crème Frâiche: 125 g

Onion: 1 medium, finely chopped

Garlic: 1 clove, crushed

Spinach: 200 g, young leaf

Lemon: grated zest of 1

Lemon Juice (fresh): 30 ml

Parsley (fresh): 1 tablespoons, finely chopped

Oil Spray: 4 sprays

Instructions

  1. Cook the gnocchi in a pan of boiling water to pack instructions, then drain.
  2. Meanwhile, mist a pan with cooking spray and put over a medium heat. Add the onion, along with 1 tablespoon of water, then cover and cook for 6-8 minutes until soft. Add the garlic and cook, uncovered, for another minute.
  3. Add the spinach and stir until wilted, then add the lemon zest, crème fraîche and parsley, stirring well to combine. Season to taste, then add the gnocchi and stir well until they are coated in the sauce.
  4. Put the courgette ribbons in a serving bowl and toss with the lemon juice, then season to taste. Serve the gnocchi with the courgette salad.

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