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Mediterranean Pan Fried Gnocchi [vegan] The Flexi

Mediterranean Pan Fried Gnocchi [vegan]

A simple and delicious dish, filled with fresh vegetables and flavours.
5 from 1 vote
DieTARY CHOICEDairy-Free Recipes, Egg-Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Recipes, High Fibre Recipes, Low Fat Recipes, Nut-Free Recipes, Soya-Free Recipes, Vegan Recipes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Family Meals, Pasta & Noodles, Quick & Easy
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 people
Calories 1321 kcal


  • 1 large frying pan


  • 4 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 250 g courgettes
  • 250 g tomatoes (cherry or baby plums)
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 1/2 tsp dry mixed Italian herbs
  • 400 g vegan potato gnocchi
  • 1 generous handful of black olives
  • 90 g roasted red pepper from a jar
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 small bunch of basil



  • Cut the red onion into thin slices. Cut the courgettes into thin slices and cut each slice into quarters. Cut the tomatoes in halves.
  • Heat 2 Tbsp of olive oil in a large frying pan. Gently fry the red onion slices until soft (around 5 mins).
  • Add the sliced courgettes, tomatoes, crushed garlic cloves and dry mixed Italian herbs. Fry under medium heat for 10-15mins until the vegetables are cooked.
  • Once done, transfer vegetable mixture to a plate.
  • Add 2 Tbsp of olive oil to the frying pan. Add the gnocchi and fry under medium heat until golden and crunchy.
  • Return the vegetables to the pan with the gnocchi and reheat altogether.
  • Add the olives cut in halves and the roasted red pepper cut into thin slices.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve straightaway with some fresh basil on top. If desired you can also add a sprinkle of vegan or vegetarian parmesan.


Serving: 200gCalories: 1321kcalCarbohydrates: 178gProtein: 24gFat: 62gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gMonounsaturated Fat: 42gSodium: 2705mgPotassium: 1555mgFiber: 18gSugar: 17gVitamin A: 2282IUVitamin C: 154mgCalcium: 273mgIron: 20mg
Keyword gnocchi, Mediterranean
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