Cheesy Gnocchi Florentine

Cheesy Gnocchi Florentine

An Italian delicacy! Easily make a deliciously rich white sauce to coat store-bought gnocchi.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
box (9 oz) Green Giant® frozen spinach
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1/4
cup chopped onion
1
tablespoon Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1 1/4
cups half-and-half or milk
1
package (16 oz) shelf-stable gnocchi
1
cup shredded Gruyere cheese (4 oz)
1/2
cup shredded Muenster cheese (2 oz)
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
large plum (Roma) tomato, thinly sliced
1
teaspoon olive oil
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 1 1/2-quart casserole with cooking spray. Cook spinach as directed on package; drain in colander or large strainer. Press to remove excess moisture. Set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, melt butter. Add onion; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender. Stir in flour. Gradually stir in half-and-half. Stir in gnocchi; heat to boiling. Remove from heat. Stir in cheeses and nutmeg.
  3. Spoon about 2 cups of the gnocchi mixture into casserole. Top with spinach, then remaining gnocchi mixture. Top with tomato slices; brush with olive oil.
  4. Bake about 30 minutes or until bubbly and browned on top and gnocchi is tender.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tips
Use sturdy paper towels or clean kitchen towels to wring as much moisture out of the spinach as possible.
Three cups frozen gnocchi from a 16-oz bag can be substituted for the shelf stable. Follow directions above.
Swiss cheese can be substituted for the Gruyere cheese.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 550
    • (Calories from Fat 360),
  • Total Fat 40g
    • (Saturated Fat 21g,
    • Trans Fat 3g),
  • Cholesterol 160mg;
  • Sodium 580mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 27g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.