Gnocchi Artichoke and Pea Salad

Gnocchi Artichoke and Pea Salad

Gnocchi, artichoke and pea saladYummy potato dumplings combined with artichoke hearts and peas and dressed with mediterranean spices, feta cheese and greek olives with healthy extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar! This is a salad, a main entrée, pasta dish or a flavorful and simple side dish! however you choose to serve it, be prepared for rave reviews; it is delicious!!

1 pkg Gnocchi
1 can quartered artichoke hearts, drained
1 cup frozen peas,thawed
1/2 pint organic grape tomatoes
1 cup red and yellow sweet peppers, sliced
freshly ground salt to taste
dash of aleppo pepper flakes
1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives
1/2 cup cubed feta cheese
1 teaspoon Zaatar seasoning
1 teaspoon greek seasoning
1/4 extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 bunch of fresh oregano, chopped

Boil the gnocchi in salted water, drain and set aside
In a large mixing bowl, combine the artichokes, peas, grape tomato, and peppers
Add salt and aleppo pepper and seasonings
add the olives and feta cheese, half of the oregano and the oil and vinegar, and gently toss

Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with the rest of the oregano
Serve with a light red or white wine
as a side dish serve with grilled meat, lamb or chicken
a delicious and healthy vegetarian entrée on it’s own!!