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: 
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
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.
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