Gnocchi Cantaloupe Feta Salad

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A quick whipped feta sauce balances the sweetness of juicy cantaloupe and brings this chilled salad together.

Gnocchi Cantaloupe Feta Salad
Hands On Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
60 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
about 7 1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 16 ounce package shelf-stable gnocchi

  • 12 ounce cooked Andouille sausage, sliced

  • 4 ounce feta cheese, crumbled

  • ¼ cup water

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • Salt

  • Ground black pepper

  • 1 medium cantaloupe (2 1/2 pounds), peeled, seeded, and sliced (about 4 cups)

  • 3 tablespoon chopped fresh basil or Italian parsley

Directions

  1. In a large nonstick saucepan cook gnocchi according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Transfer to a large bowl; set aside.

  2. In the same saucepan cook sausage over medium-high heat until lightly browned, about 5 minutes; drain off any fat. Add to bowl with gnocchi.

  3. In a blender of food processor, blend or process feta, water, and olive oil until smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Toss with gnocchi, sausage, and cantaloupe. Cover and chill 30 minutes. Top with basil before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

661 Calories
39g Fat
59g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 661
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 39g 50%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 1690mg 73%
Total Carbohydrate 59g 21%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 63mg 315%
Calcium 177mg 14%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Potassium 452mg 10%
Folate, total 44mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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