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Spinach & Ricotta Gnocchi

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: family friendly recipe, gluten free low carb recipes, Low carb spinach
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 190kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
A flour-less gnocchi recipe made from spinach and ricotta makes a delicious low carb dish.
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  • 2 cups Spinach cooked
  • 1 cup Ricotta cheese
  • 2 Egg yolks beaten
  • 6 tablespoons Parmesan cheese grated
  • ½ teaspoon Nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F degrees.
  • Cut the stems off the spinach and cook in a large pan of boiling water for 1 minute. Remove and plunge into a large bowl of ice water to stop the cooking.
  • Drain the spinach leaves well, and squeeze out any excess water. Chop the leaves very fine.
  • Put the spinach, Ricotta,Parmesan cheese, egg yolks and seasoning into a bowl. Mix well.
  • Shape the mixture into balls about the size of walnuts.  Or make them gnocchi shaped.
  • Lightly butter a casserole dish and place the gnocchi in it. 
  • Bake for about 20 minutes.
  • Serve with your sauce of choice.


A serving is a ¼ of the recipe at 4g net carbs per serving
The net carbs will be the total carb count minus the fibre count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.
Any nutritional analysis on the website is based on an estimate, calculated by http://nutritiondata.self.com from the individual ingredients in each recipe. Variations may occur for various reasons, including product availability and food preparation. We make no representation or warranty of the accuracy of this information.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 13g | Fiber: 2g