Spring Vegetable Gnocchi Salad

By Lauren Keating

This summer, give pasta salad an upgrade with gnocchi! This gnocchi salad is loaded with crunchy seasonal vegetables and tossed in a creamy parmesan-herb dressing.

  • Yield: Serves – 8-10
  • Course: Entree

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2 pounds gnocchi

1 pound asparagus, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

4 ears fresh corn, kernels removed

1 cup frozen peas

5 ounces plain Greek yogurt

1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

3 garlic cloves, minced

1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped

2 tablespoon fresh tarragon, chopped

2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped

Salt and Pepper


1. Fill an Anolon Wide Stockpot with salted water and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. 

2. Add the gnocchi to the boiling water and cook 5 minutes. Add the asparagus and corn and cook another 2-3 minutes, or until the gnocchi float. Drain in a fine mesh colander. Rinse with cold water.  Return to the pot, off heat. 

3. In a small bowl, whisk together the yogurt, Parmesan, oil, mustard, and garlic until smooth. Stir in the herbs and season with salt and pepper. 

4. Pour the dressing over the gnocchi; stir to coat. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Season to taste with salt and pepper.