Brown butter Gnocchi with spinach and pine nuts

  • 1 16 oz package gnocchi
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (10-ounce) package fresh spinach, torn
  • 1/4 tspn salt
  • 1/4 tspn freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Cook gnocchi according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain. Heat butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add pine nuts to pan; cook 3 minutes or until butter and nuts are lightly browned, stirring constantly. Add garlic to pan; cook 30 seconds. Turn of heat. Add gnocchi and spinach to pan and wilt spinach, stirring constantly. Stir in salt and pepper. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

It is very important to watch this meal as you cook. If you let the garlic go too long it will burn. If you burn the garlic the meal is ruined.

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