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Pan-Fried Gnocchi Salad
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1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, divided

1 (1-pound) package gnocchi

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup walnut halves

2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh garlic

1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries

1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion

5 ounces (6 cups) baby arugula

1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese

1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt 3 tablespoons butter in 12-inch skillet over medium heat until sizzling. Add gnocchi and salt; sauté, stirring occasionally, 4-5 minutes or until light golden brown.

  2. STEP 2

    Add walnuts and garlic to skillet; cook 3-4 minutes or until golden.

  3. STEP 3

    Push gnocchi and nuts to one side of skillet. Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter in skillet. Add cranberries and red onion; sauté 1-2 minutes or until onion starts to soften.

  4. STEP 4

    Remove skillet from heat; let cool 2 minutes. Add arugula; toss until it begins to wilt.

  5. STEP 5

    Spoon mixture onto serving platter. Top with blue cheese and basil leaves, if desired.

Tip #1

Gnocchi may be found in the pasta section or freezer case of the supermarket.

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