Mushroom and pesto gnocchi

April 4, 2019 (Last Updated: March 13, 2019)
Mushroom and pesto gnocchi

This gnocchi dish only takes 30 minutes to make!

Recipe and styling by Claire Ferrandi

Photograph by Dylan Swart

Mushroom and pesto gnocchi

Serves: 4
Total Time: 30 mins


  • olive oil, to fry and drizzle
  • 250g brown mushrooms, sliced
  • 250g button mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 x 500g packets store-bought gnocchi
  • 1 x 125g tub basil pesto
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste



Heat the olive oil in a frying pan over high heat and fry the sliced mushrooms, in batches if


necessary, until golden brown, about 15 minutes.


Cook the gnocchi according to packaging instructions. Serve the drained gnocchi tossed with the mushrooms, pesto and a few drizzles of olive oil. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

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