Meatless Friday: Summer Gnocchi



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Enjoy this combination of garden-fresh vegetables and gnocchi–a simple Meatless Friday dinner that’s on the table in a flash.

Summer Gnocchi

lisa hendey gnocchi1 package (1 pound) Trader Joe’s Gnocchi (or other prepared gnocchi)
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
1 cup mushrooms, sliced
2 Tbsp Olive Oil
Seasonings to taste

In a large pot, boil gnocchi in salted water until it floats on top of water. In a skillet, saute vegetables in olive oil until heated. Drain gnocchi and place into skillet with vegetables. Season to taste.

Serves 3-4
Cooking time: 15 minutes

Copyright 2014 Lisa Hendey


About Author

Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of and the bestselling author of the Chime Travelers children's fiction series, The Grace of Yes, The Handbook for Catholic Moms and A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms. As a board member and frequent host on KNXT Catholic Television, Lisa has produced and hosted multiple programs and has appeared on EWTN and CatholicTV. Hendey hosted “Catholic Moments” on Radio Maria and is the technology contributor for EWTN’s SonRise Morning Show. Lisa's articles have appeared in Catholic Digest, National Catholic Register, and Our Sunday Visitor. Hendey travels internationally giving workshops on faith, family, and Catholic technology and communications topics. She was selected as an Elizabeth Egan Journalism Fellow, attended the Vatican Bloggers Meeting, the “Bishops and Bloggers” meeting and has written internationally on the work of Catholic Relief Services and Unbound. Hendey lives with her family in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Visit Lisa at for information on her speaking schedule or to invite her to visit your group, parish or organization.

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