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.

Kielbasa Gnocchi & Nutty Green Beans

Amber Gray
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Entree & Main Dishes
Servings 4
Calories 600 kcal


  • 1/4 cup pecans chopped
  • 1 pound green beans ends trimmed
  • 1 16 oz. package gnocchi, cooked according to package directions
  • 12 ounces pork kielbasa sliced into ½” rounds
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 bell peppers seeded, chopped
  • 1 sweet onion chopped
  • 1 bunch 6 cups baby kale, tough stems removed, chopped
  • 1 to mato chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 26 oz. jar low-sodium pasta sauce


  • 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. Toss with green beans.
  • Meanwhile, 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.
  • 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.
  • Mix gnocchi with pasta sauce and top with kielbasa.


Calories: 600kcalCarbohydrates: 84.89gProtein: 22.44gFat: 33.5gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 757mgFiber: 15.85g
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