Pesto Gnocchi (Low FODMAP)

To see the handmade gnocchi recipe, click here.

Pesto Gnocchi

Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 batch low FODMAP handmade gnocchi (see link in post)

Low FODMAP Pesto

  • 1 handful baby spinach
  • 1 handful fresh basil
  • 2 tbsp pinenuts
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 20 grams parmesan
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • water, as needed
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper

For the Sauce

  • 1/4-1/2 cup lactose free cooking cream


  1. First, prepare your handmade gnocchi using the instructions in that recipe.

  2. Once your gnocchi has been cooked and is draining, place all the ingredients for the pesto in a high speed blender and pulse until your desired consistency. Add water to thin as desired.

  3. When the pasta is cooked, drain it and add it to the pesto and stir through until well incorporated. Serve and top with parmesan.

  4. In a frying pan, add a splash of olive oil and briefly pan fry the gnocchi, stirring constantly.

  5. Add in the pesto and turn the heat to low. Stir the pesto through the gnocchi.

  6. Add in the cooking cream to your desired consistency. Stir until the pesto and cream are well incorporated, and serve.

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