Spinach Alfredo Gnocchi With Vegetable Patties

My Spinach Alfredo Gnocchi With Vegetable Patties is an Indo Italian dish. Yes, gnocchi is an Italian dish and vegetable patties is Indian dish. They both match very nicely.....

Ingredients :

Gnocchi - 1 lb(I used store bought one)
Onions - 1 large
Spinach - 1 cup(cut into Julian)
Garlic - 3 cloves
Green Chillies - 2
Alfredo sauce - 1 1/2 cup (recipe follows)
Dried Oregano - 1 teaspoon
Salt for taste
Extra virgin olive oil - 2 tablespoon

Procedure :

1. In a heavy bottom skillet add olive oil and add chopped onions and garlic and saute for 5 mins.

2. Now add the dried oregano. Cut the green chillies into fine pieces and add it along with the spinach.

3. In the mean while bring a large pot of water to boil and cook the gnocchi as directed in the box.

4. After the spinach is wilted add the Alfredo sauce and bring it to boil and add the cooked gnocchi, salt and pepper. Finally sprinkle it with Parmesan cheese.

Alfredo sauce:

Ingredients :

Butter - 1/2 cup
Heavy cream - 2/3 cup
Grated Parmesan cheese - 1 1/4 cup
Nutmeg - 1/4 teaspoon

Procedure :

1. Heat butter and cream in saucepan until butter is melted. Remove from heat.
2. Add 1 cup Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper and nutmeg.
3. Stir until sauce is blended and fairly smooth.

Vegetable patties:

These are also called as vegetable cutlet.

Ingredients :

Potatoes - 2 big (boiled and mashed)
Carrot - 1
Green beans - 4 to 5
Green peas - 1/4 cup
Red Bell pepper - 1
Green Bell pepper - 1
Green onions - 2
Fresh white bread - 4 slice
Ginger garlic paste - 1 teaspoon
Red chilly powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Coriander powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Cumin powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Coriander leaves - 1/2 bunch
Garam masala powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Bread crumbs - 1 cup

Procedure :

1. Cut all the vegetables into small cubes and cook them and set it aside.

2. In a large bowl mash the potatoes and add all the cooked vegetables and all the seasoning, ginger garlic, chopped green onions, salt.

3. Soak the bread in water and squeeze it immediately and put it in the bowl and repeat it with the remaining bread.

4. Mix the mixture nicely and form it in the shape of patties. Then roll the patties on bread crumbs and set it aside.

5. These patties can be baked in the oven or they can be shallow fried in the skillet.


  1. That gnocchi looks nice and cheesy, if I eat pasta with cheese in it, that's how I like it to be!

  2. Looks yum! I love Alfredo sauce with anything!Gnocchis are my fave too.
    Love the dinner,may I join you?!:))
    See you at FH Sukanya.

  3. Hi friends...
    Thank u...

    Thank u....Hay wat's FH......

  4. Hi Sukanya,,

    I never tried...it looks rich and tempting too...with spoon&fork on side:((...

  5. looks fabulous! yum! so rich and delicious....

  6. What is gnocchi ?Is it veg or non veg?

  7. Hi friends....
    Do try it.....Thank u .....

    Thank u..

  8. Hi Archana...

    Gnocchi, is the Italian word for dumplings.....Mostly they are made out of potates, sometime with cheese and bread crumbs..... Sometime they may even have egg on them.....Thank u.....

  9. Nice recipe Sukanya, never tasted this..looks yummy!

  10. Sukanya.... the gnocchis look yumm.... thanks for sharing

  11. that is a very informative recipe to me. loved the cutlets too.

  12. Hi Neelam....Do try it....It tastes similar to pasta.....Thank u for ur comments...

  13. Hi friends...
    Thank u...

    Thank u...

  14. The vegetable patties are perfect Suganya. Gnocchi is new for me. It looks great. Viji

  15. mmm...cheesy and delicious... i got to try this soon

  16. Hi friends....
    Gnocchi is something similar to fresh pasta.....Thank u for ur comments......

    Do try it and let me know...... Thank u......



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