This luxurious Spinach and Ricotta Gnocchi is a little indulgent treat. Italian inspired this dish is full of flavour from the variety of herbs used; creamy from the ricotta cheese with a rich, aromatic quality from the Parmesan cheese along with phytonutrients from the spinach and rocket leaves.
The potatoes from which this gnocchi is made are packed with complex carbohydrates, plenty of potassium and vitamins C and B6. The Gnocchi is served with deliciously vibrant spinach that boosts the nutrient profile of this dinner. It is a rich source of minerals, vitamins, pigments and phytonutrients which makes spinach very beneficial for human health.
It is high in potassium important in maintaining fluid and electrolyte balance in the body and magnesium important regulating blood pressure and strong bones. It is also a great source of folate, Vitamin A, B6 and C. The health benefits of spinach range from improved eye sight to anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties.
The dinner option is a great choice for vegetarians as well as those looking for a meat free option or just want to increase their intake of vegetables.
IngredientsGnocchi (Potato, Wheat Flour) (50%), Ricotta (Whey, Cow's Milk, Cream (Milk), Salt, Citric Acid) (17%), Single Cream (11%), Vegetarian Hard Cheese (7%), Rocket (7%), Onions (5%), Fresh Garlic (1%), Butter Salted (1%), Olive Oil (1%), Dried Oregano, Black Pepper, Salt, Spinach
Gluten (Wheat), Milk
Keep refrigerated under 5 degrees Celsius at all times and consume by the date shown. Suitable for freezing before use by date shown. Consume within 3 months from date of freezing.
Gently pierce film once. Heat in a microwave (900w) for 3-4 mins or until piping hot. Use extreme caution when hot.
Preheat oven at 150 degrees celsius (Fan Assisted) or Gas Mark 3. Do not pierce film. Place in centre of oven for 15 - 20 mins or until piping hot. Use extreme caution when hot.
Source of ChlorideChloride contributes to normal digestion by production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Source of CalciumCalcium is needed for the maintenance of normal bones and teeth. Calcium also contributes to normal blood clotting, muscle function, energy-yielding metabolism of digestive enzymes and neurotransmission.
Source of PhosphorusPhosphorus contributes to the maintenance of normal bones and teeth. Phosphorus contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism.
Source of ManganeseManganese contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism and protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Source of IodineIodine contributes to the normal production of thyroid hormones and normal thyroid function; nomal cognitive function and functioning of the nervous system.
Source of Pantothenic AcidPantothenic acid contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism, the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and normal mental performance.
Source of Vitamin B12Vitamin B12 contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism, normal funcitoning of the nervous system and homocysteine metabolism. Vitamin B12 contributes to the normal function of the immune system, normal red blood cell formation and reduction of tiredness and fatigue.
Source of Vitamin KVitamin K contributes to normal blood clotting and the maintenance of normal bones.