To make this easy Spring Veggie Gnocchi You’ll need the following ingredients:
1 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed and chopped into 1-inch pieces
1 cup frozen peas, thawed
1 (16 oz) package gnocchi
1 tablespoon olive oil
3-4 cloves garlic, minced
½ yellow onion, chopped
½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
⅓ cup half-and-half
½ lemon, juiced
Salt and pepper, to taste
Optional: red pepper flakes, garnish
Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add gnocchi and cook according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
In a skillet on medium-high heat, add olive oil and onion. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and sauté until translucent. Add garlic, stirring until fragrant, about 1 minute.
Add chopped asparagus and sauté for 5-7 minutes, or until tender.
Add peas and gnocchi and cook for 2 minutes.
Pour half-and-half and parmesan cheese into skillet and stir carefully to coat with cream sauce. Sauce is done when cheese has melted and cream sauce has thickened.
Add lemon juice and toss before serving.