Oh, what a wonderful and easy recipe I am sharing with you today! You are going to love this! These delightful potato gnocchi combined with fragrant mushrooms and creamy feta cheese make a perfect vegetarian dinner. And if you are short on time, it’s OK! It takes just 30 minutes to cook this goodness.
Growing up in Ukraine we had potato gnocchi very often on the family table. I was always a big fan. When I moved to the US, I wasn’t cooking gnocchi because, frankly, I am always short on time (who isn’t? 😉 ). It does take some work to make gnocchi from scratch, but I have good news for you – store bought gnocchi taste really good! I examined the ingredients and concluded that it’s the way to go when you are looking to cook quick and delicious dinner. You can easily find gnocchi in your local supermarket in the refrigerated pasta section, next to ravioli and fresh pasta.
Let’s take a moment and talk about feta cheese. I know I’ve said it many times in my earlier posts, but it’s really important, so I’ll say it again: try to find good quality feta cheese, because it’s awesome and delicious! The feta cheese crumbles you see on the shelves in grocery stores are NOT FETA. They are not even cheese. I don’t mean to sound so blunt, but I REALLY hope you try some good feta. If I could, I’d share a piece with you through the computer screen. Maybe one day 🙂
I buy feta from a local Bulgarian store, here in NJ, but it is possible to order it online from the same store or order it from Amazon . I believe you can find a good feta cheese in big health food stores. You need the kind that is sold in blocks, not the crumbles.
I use the combination of shiitake and white button mushrooms in this recipe, but you are welcome to stick to one kind.
I hope to hear how you like these gnocchi and if you were able to find good feta cheese.
Hugs and kisses!
Before you go…
I have more recipes to share!