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Pesto Gnocchi with Sausage and Peppers

Servings 6 Servings


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 13 oz smoked sausage, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow pepper, thinly sliced
  • 16 oz gnocchi
  • 4 Tbsp basil pesto
  • shredded parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • Set a pot of water on the stove to boil for the gnocchi.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet. Sauté garlic until fragrant; about 30 seconds. Add smoked sausage and cook until starting to brown.
  • Add the sliced peppers and cook for another 5 minutes, until tender.
  • Meanwhile, boil gnocchi until it floats, about 3 minutes. Drain and add to the skillet.
  • Add pesto and toss everything together. Season additionally with salt and pepper, if needed. Serve with a sprinkle of shredded parmesan cheese.


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