Pan Seared Crispy Gnocchi

This is one of our favorite recipes starring potato-based gnocchi.
We make this all the time - it shows its true beauty when made with farm-fresh produce.

Pan Crisped Gnocchi Italia
Serves 3-4

-2 Tablespoons olive oil 
-1 teaspoon garlic powder
-1/2 teaspoon pink Himalayan sea salt
-1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
-1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
-1 package gnocchi (about a pound)
-2 large tomatoes 
-1 (16 ounce) can white kidney beans / cannelloni beans or garbanzo beans
-two large handfuls of baby spinach

1. Heat oil in skillet on medium high, add gnocchi and sprinkle spices evenly over gnocchi.
2. Heat until crisped as evenly as possible, about 10-12 minutes, stir or turn occasionally to get an even crunch.
3. Remove from heat, add tomatoesand beans, stirring until evenly heated. Toss in spinach.

if 2 tablespoons of oil is not enough to evenly coat gnocchi, add more accordingly.
spices: you can use any combination of spices you choose, I listed a creole combination, basic salt and pepper are delicious as well.

Mangia! Mangia!