Gluten Free Cauliflower Gnocchi
Cauliflower gnocchi makes for a modern, delicious, vegan spin on a classic. Enjoy with a simple butter pan sauce. Bonus, they’re gluten free!
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There’s nothing more disappointing than a recipe that promises to be “healthier” but just doesn’t live up to the original at all.
This recipe is not one of those! In fact (Italians, don’t hate me) I prefer cauli gnocchi to the potato variety. I get to eat a whole entire bowl of it and feel positively virtuous (why yes, I did eat my RDA of veg servings!) and honestly I can’t tell the difference once I pan fry my little pillows of delight.
I love this gnocchi recipe, for so many reasons. It’s gluten free, uses cauliflower over potatoes, it’s quick to whip up and it’s also (accidentally) vegan. I would say this feeling is rather universal, given the amount of times my repeat clients request this on their menus.
Now we are using cauliflower, so there can be a slight cauli under note to these if you don’t take the time to pan fry them. Pan frying not only makes for delicious crispy pillows, but it will sort any cauli undertones right out, should you be trying to sneak a few hidden veggies past the kids (or any fussy eater for that matter).
I have included a quick butter pan sauce in the recipe, that is really delicious. Use vegan margarine if you want to keep things fully vegan, or you can make one of my ultimate 4 Ingredient Pasta Sauces! My Creamy Vegan Sauce or my Gooey Cherry Tomato Sauce are both amazing on these gnocchi or on any pasta.
If you try this recipe, let us know how it goes! Leave a comment, rate it, and don’t forget to tag your photo #theculinarycartel and #lockdownchowdown on Instagram so we can see what you come up with. Happy cooking!