Creamy Garlic & Avocado Pesto over Gnocchi

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 15 min 6
Creamy Garlic & Avocado Pesto over Gnocchi
Health Rating


1 avocado(s) Avocado
3 clove(s) Garlic
1 cup Basil, fresh (packed)
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded (plus extra to serve)
1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup hulled Sunflower seeds (plus extra to serve)
1 pinch Sea salt
908 gm Pasta, Gnocchi


Blend the avocado, green garlic, basil, parmesan, olive oil, sunflower seeds, and salt in a blender until smooth.

Cook the gnocchi according to package instructions. Drain and combine the gnocchi with the pesto. Enjoy right away, garnished with sunflower seeds and parmesan shavings.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 424
Calories from fat 178
Calories from saturated fat 29.1
Total Fat 19.8 g
Saturated Fat 3.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 11.6 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Sodium 102 mg
Potassium 301 mg
Total Carbohydrate 52 g
Dietary Fiber 5.7 g
Sugars 1.3 g
Protein 12.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 2.2
Meat Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 0.3

Energy sources