Creamy gnocchi with smoked trout & dill

Creamy gnocchi with smoked trout & dill

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins


Serves 2

A quick and easy fish supper with plump potato dumplings and a creamy herb sauce - a 10-minute meal that's rich in omega-3 oils and vitamin C

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal704
  • fat44g
  • saturates26g
  • carbs52g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre5g
  • protein21g
  • salt2.5g
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  • 350g pack gnocchi



    An Italian dumpling made with semolina or flour and potatoes, cooked and eaten in much the same…

  • 150ml pot double cream
  • 1 large courgette, coarsely grated



    The courgette is a variety of cucurbit, which means it's from the same family as cucumber,…

  • 2 hot smoked trout fillets, flaked into large pieces



    Freshwater trout: 

    Farmed rainbow trout has pretty, spotty skin…

  • small pack dill, chopped, a few fronds reserved to garnish


  1. Put a large pan of water on to boil and cook the gnocchi following pack instructions. Meanwhile, heat the cream in a saucepan. Stir in the courgette and cook for 1-2 mins until it has softened. Turn up the heat and bubble until quite thick. Stir in the trout and the chopped dill. Heat through, then season, taking care not to add too much salt, as the fish is already salty.

  2. Drain the gnocchi and stir through the sauce. Sprinkle with the remaining dill fronds and add a grinding of black pepper to serve.

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3rd Oct, 2017
Great quick recipe but definitely needs lemon juice adding- I added juice of a whole lemon at the end and it was delicious.
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