For those who do not know them very well, gnocchi are a type of pasta somewhat different from what we are used to. They are characterized by their rounded shape and smooth texture, much less consistent compared to traditional pasta.
Making homemade gnocchi is very simple, you only need flour, egg and potatoes. But, today’s recipe does not have to do with this, but with its combination with broccoli . This nutritious vegetable is really versatile and can be consumed in many ways, if you want to surprise your family with a delicious recipe, read on and get to work.
What ingredients do I need to make broccoli gnocchi?
This recipe is very simple and it will only take you 10 to 20 minutes to prepare. If you want to offer it to 4 people , you must get the following ingredients;
- 300 g of gnocchi.
- Medium broccoli.
- 50 g of grated Parmesan cheese.
- 1 envelope of Bechamel sauce.
- Olive oil.
- 1 clove garlic
How do you prepare gnocchi with broccoli?
This healthy dish only has 293 kcal, few carbohydrates and fats, and a significant amount of protein and Fiber .
Start by cutting the broccoli into small florets and microwave for four minutes in a container with a little water.
Now, cut the garlic and brown it with a little olive oil and add the broccoli to the pan in order to sauté it for about 1 minute. At this time you should also put a point of salt.
Prepare the bechamel sauce , as indicated on the envelope or make it yourself with 350 ml of milk, 2 to 3 tablespoons of flour, 3 tablespoons of olive oil or butter and salt to taste. You can add a little nutmeg before mixing the preparation with the broccoli.
Continue boiling the gnocchi in plenty of salted water. When they are ready, that is when they float to the surface, drain them well and mix them with the mixture that you already prepared.
Put the grated cheese on it and take it to the oven to gratin at a temperature of 180 ° C. When you see the golden surface, be ready to serve. The right point is similar to that of another delicious recipe with this nutritious general: broccoli baked with garlic and parmesan cheese , completely delicious!
As you see, this recipe is very simple, and in addition, we offer you some tips how to boil the broccoli in the microwave and not in the traditional way. Without a doubt, this way is very fast to have the vegetables pointed.