Cheesy Gnocchi Florentine

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

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen spinach
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1/4
cup chopped onion
1
tablespoon 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    550
    (
    Calories from Fat
    360),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    40g
    40%
    (Saturated Fat
    21g,
    21%
    Trans Fat
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    160mg
    160%;
    Sodium
    580mg
    580%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    19g
    19%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    27g
    27%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    130%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    80%;
    Iron
    10%;
    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.
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