Pumpkin gnocchi with broccolini and red onion

Perfect pillows of pumpkin with brilliant broccolini.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Creamy. nourishing pumpkin gnocchi with broccolini and red onion - a deliciously easy dish perfect for any night of the week!
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Pumpkin gnocchi with broccolini and red onion
  • 500 gram pumpkin gnocchi
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 medium red onions (340g), cut into six wedges
  • 60 gram butter
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 200 gram broccolini, halved crossways
  • 40 gram soft goat's cheese, crumbled


Pumpkin gnocchi with broccolini and red onion
  • 1
    Cook gnocchi in a large saucepan of boiling water, uncovered, until just tender. Drain, reserving ¾ cup (180ml) of the cooking liquid. Place gnocchi, in a single layer, on an oven tray.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, heat oil in a large frying pan over low heat; cook onion, stirring occasionally, until softened. Remove from pan.
  • 3
    Reheat same pan over high heat with half the butter, add half the gnocchi; cook, tossing, for 3 minutes or until golden. Remove from pan. Repeat with remaining butter and gnocchi.
  • 4
    Reheat same pan over medium heat, return onion to pan with garlic, thyme and broccolini; cook, stirring, until broccolini is almost tender. Return gnocchi to pan, with enough of the reserved cooking liquid to coat; season to taste. Serve gnocchi topped with goat's cheese.

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