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Gnocchi with Chicken and Spinach
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Yield: 4 servings (5 points per serving for blue, green and purple)

Course: Main Course
Ingredients
  • 16 oz. gnocchi
  • 1 rotisserie chicken (only use the chicken breasts)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • No-stick cooking spray
  • 1 cup fat-free chicken broth
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup fat-free half and half
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Optional: red pepper flakes and grated Parmesan cheese. Add additional points for the Parmesan cheese.
Instructions
  1. Cook gnocchi according to the directions on the box. Drain and set aside.

  2. Heat a cast iron skillet (or frying pan). Spray with no-stick cooking spray and add the garlic. Saute the garlic for 1 minute, making sure the garlic doesn't burn.

  3. Add the chicken broth and the spinach. Cook for a few minutes, until the spinach is cooked.

  4. Add the half and half, stir. Bring to a simmer.

  5. Mix the cornstarch with 1-2 tablespoons of chicken broth or water. Add to the pan. Simmer (while stirring) until the sauce thickens and reduces somewhat.

  6. Add the gnocchi and chicken. Serve!