Fajita Gnocchi with Lime Avacado Salsa Recipe

  • Servings : 5-6
  • Prep Time : 30m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 60m

One day I shall have time to cook gnocchi from scratch,

just like I’ve seen many of my chef heros do!

In the meantime, I’ll share this fantastic dish that uses a package

of the convenient store-bought kind…

It was quite the hit for dinner at my house!


  • For the Lime Avacado Salsa:
  • 2 large Avacados
  • 1 package 8oz premade Pico
  • 3 TBSP lime juice
  • For the Fajita Gnocchi:
  • 1 large pkg premade gnocchi
  • 1 large green pepper, sliced in strips
  • 1 large red pepper, sliced in strips
  • 1 onion thinly sliced
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed
  • Olive oil
  • 4 TBSP butter
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • Sour cream
  • Chopped green onion


Step 1

Make the Salsa:

Step 2

Spoon the pico into a large bowl.

Step 3

Add the cubed Avacados and lime juice; gently stir to combine.

Step 4

Cover and refrigerate.

Step 5

Making the Fajita Gnocchi:

Step 6

In a large skillet over medium heat, add 3 TBSP olive oil and 2 TBSP butter.

Step 7

When melted, add the gnocchi; cook over medium heat, until gnocchi is lightly brown.

Step 8

Remove from heat and place gnocchi in another bowl to the side.

Step 9

In the same skillet, place 3 TBSP olive oil and the remaining 2 TBSP butter.

Step 10

When melted, add the sliced peppers and onions; cook over medium-low heat until veggies are softened a bit--about 7-10 minutes.

Step 11

Drain veggies and add back to the skillet along with the gnocchi, black beans and seasoning.

Step 12

Cook over low heat, stirring until all combined and heated through about 10 minutes.

Step 13

When ready to serve, top each serving with a generous amount of the salsa, a dollop of sour cream and some chopped green onion.

Step 14


Get your skillet ready for gnocchi….

Add the gnocchi and continue to stir gently until it is lightly browned…

Like this!

Pour into a bowl and set aside…

Now cook theĀ onions and peppers…

Add the black beans and the spices…

Reduce the temperature to low and make the salsa…

Pour the pico in a bowl…

add the lime juice…

And the Avacados…

You can add the salsa on the gnocchi…

the sour cream and green onions…

Or make gorgeous individual servings!


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