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Spinach Gnocchi (2 of 13)

Spinach Gnocchi Balls

  • Author: Autumn Rose Reo
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 16-20 1x


Craving something garlicky and buttery without the carbs? Spinach Gnocchi Balls will leave your breath strong, your teeth dirty, and your stomach happy.



1/4 cup finely chopped onion
2 10-ounce package frozen spinach (chopped, thawed, and drained)
1/2 cup ricotta cheese
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter
1 beaten egg yolk
dash pepper
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg


Cook onion in 2 tablespoons butter until tender. Add spinach. Cook 5-7 minutes until tender and all liquid is evaporated; stirring frequently. Cool slightly.Then combine egg yolk and remaining ingredients to mixture. 

Grease a round baking pan. Then take 1 tablespoons of mixture into your hands and roll into a ball. Continue with all the mixture. Next drizzle with butter and parmesan cheese. Bake at 425 degrees for 12-15 minutes.