Vegan Gnocchi and Vegetable Italian Stir Fry RecipeDinner is always on your mind and a healthy, quick dinner seems hard to come by when you’re juggling it around your busy schedule. Well tickle your taste buds, save time and money (oh and make your family happy) with this quick, tasty, budget-friendly and healthy pasta stir fry! Vegan, full of veggies, can easily be made gluten free and low fat! Sit down to a delicious hot meal that will put a smile on your face too!

  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 16-ounce package vegan gnocchi (or make your own with the recipe from The Healthy Voyager’s Global Kitchen Cookbook)
  • 1 medium yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 6 cups chopped kale or spinach leaves
  • 1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 15-ounce can white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning spice mix, more if needed for taste
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup shredded vegan mozzarella cheese (optional for low fat option)
  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add gnocchi and cook, stirring often, until golden brown brown, 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  2. Add the remaining 1 teaspoon oil and onion to the pan and saute, stirring, over medium heat, for 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in garlic and water. Cover and cook until the onion is soft, 4 to 6 minutes.
  4. Add kale (or spinach) and cook, stirring, until starting to wilt, 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in tomatoes, beans, salt, pepper and seasonings, then bring to a simmer.
  6. Stir in the gnocchi and sprinkle with mozzarella.
  7. Cover and cook until the cheese is melted and the sauce is bubbling, about 3 minutes.


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