gnocchi in brown butter sage sauce, heirloom tomato salad, caesar salad

25 Jul


i usually make pasta ponza with the package of heirloom tomatoes i get at tjs.  today i decided to try something different.



Gnocchi with Sage Brown-Butter Sauce

adapted from seriouseats

1 package gnocchi

6T butter

2T  minced sage leaves

lemon juice to taste

parmesan to taste


  1. boil gnocchi til they float.
  2. while gnocchi are cooking melt butter in large skillet
  3. when butter starts to brown a little add sage
  4. cook butter sage mixture until the sage is crisp
  5. Add the cooked gnocchi, tossing to coat the pasta evenly with the sauce.
  6. Allow the gnocchi to brown lightly in some spots, remove from heat, add lemon juice, salt and black pepper to taste.
  7. Sprinkle with cheese and serve immediately.




heirloom tomato salad

1 package baby heirloom tomatoes, halved or quartered


1 C bocconcini

1 T dried basil (fresh if you have it)

salt & pepper


mix all ingredients and let sit for about 30-60 min



One Response to “gnocchi in brown butter sage sauce, heirloom tomato salad, caesar salad”


  1. brown butter gnocchi, roasted cherry tomatoes « ilonaskitchen - August 27, 2011

    […] the package of gnocchi in the cupboard and the pint of cherry tomatoes in the fridge and decided on brown butter gnocchi and roasted tomatoes.  i didn’t have fresh sage so i just sprinkled some dried sage into the […]

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