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Kielbasa Gnocchi & Nutty Green Beans
It will be impossible to look at Gnocchi the same after creating this effortless combination of flavors. Be sure to put this on the list of go-to dinner ideas.
Serves: 4
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Ingredients
Kielbasa Gnocchi:
  • 1 pkg. (16 oz.) gnocchi, cooked according to package directions
  • 12 oz. pork kielbasa, sliced into ½ rounds
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Red Sun Farms®/Golden Sun® bell peppers, seeded, chopped
  • 1 medium sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 bunch (6 cups) kale, tough stems removed, chopped
  • 1 Red Sun Farms®/Golden Sun® tomato, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jar (26 oz.) low-sodium pasta sauce
Nutty Green Beans:
  • ¼ cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lb. green beans, ends trimmed
Instructions
Kielbasa Gnocchi:
  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat; add kielbasa and cook 3-4 minutes, or until heated through and lightly browned. Remove from heat and drain on paper towels.
  2. Return skillet to heat; add peppers and onion, and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Add kale, tomato and garlic, and cook 5 minutes, or until tender and tomato juices have reduced. Turn heat to medium-low; add pasta sauce and heat.
  3. Mix gnocchi with pasta sauce and top with kielbasa.
Nutty Green Beans:
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place pecans in single layer on baking sheet and bake 5 minutes. Stir, return to oven and bake 3 minutes, or until pecans are slightly browned and aromatic. Remove from oven and let cool.
  2. Increase oven temperature to 400°F.
  3. Toss green beans with olive oil. Spread on baking sheet and bake 15 minutes, or until lightly browned and tender, stirring halfway through. Toss with toasted pecans.
Notes
Suggested Sides for a Complete Meal:
• ½ cup mandarin oranges
• A glass of lowfat milk
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 4 Calories: 600 Fat: 33.5g Carbohydrates: 84.89g Sodium: 757mg Fiber: 15.85g Protein: 22.44g Cholesterol: 29mg