Gnocchi with Spring Greens and Crimini Mushrooms

Pastalove: Gnocchi with Spring Greens & Crimini Mushrooms

Celebrate spring with this easy pasta dish – your favorite leafy greens sauteed with crimini mushrooms and tossed with ricotta gnocchi.




  1. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add mushrooms and stir occasionally for about 6 – 8 minutes.
  2. While mushrooms are cooking, in a large pot of boiling salted water, cook gnocchi according to directions on package (shaving a minute off of cooking time.)
  3. Add greens to mushrooms, stirring often and cooking until they wilt (about 2 -3 minutes.)
  4. When gnocchi is done, remove with slotted spoon and add to skillet with mushrooms & greens. Add salt and pepper, stir well.
  5. Stir in 3 -4 tablespoons of pasta water to the skillet to make a sauce. Cook for 1 -2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  6. Remove from heat and toss with cheese just before serving.