Refuel Recipe: One-Pan Sweet Potato Gnocchi and Spicy Italian Sausage

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Roasted Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Butternut Squash and Spicy Sausage

One-pan roasted sweet potato gnocchi with spicy Italian sausage, butternut squash, and tomato basil pesto⁣ — also known as: your next dinner.

Nutrition Facts per Serving (Makes 5 Servings):
Calories — 198⁣
Protein — 16g⁣
Fat — 7g⁣
Carbs — 20g⁣


Ingredients + Instructions

Here’s what you need:

1 12oz package Bilisnki’s Spicy Italian Chicken Sausage Links⁣
1 16oz package frozen cubed butternut squash ⁣
1 package frozen sweet potato gnocchi (we used @cappellos, but can’t avoid hearing about @traderjoes)⁣
1/4c-1/2c of your favorite tomato basil pesto⁣
Italian seasoning, to taste⁣
A drizzle of avocado oil⁣

Here’s what to do:

  • Preheat your oven to 450 degrees and prepare a sheet pan with parchment paper ⁣
  • Evenly slice your links in half-inch diagonal discs, and add to your pan. ⁣
  • Open your squash and gnocchi and dump into the pan. ⁣
  • Drizzle your goods in a bit of avocado oil, and mix to coat. Sprinkle Italian seasoning and mix to coat again.⁣
  • Pop in the oven for 13-15 minutes, until the gnocchi is plump and lightly browned and the squash and sausage are warmed and slightly browned also. ⁣
  • Dollop or mix with your pesto. Enjoy!⁣



  • We tossed in some extra frozen colorful sweet potatoes for more veggies. Our butternut squash is not purple.⁣
  • Start with 1/4c of the pesto for the entire pan and add more as desired, working 1-2 tablespoons at a time, careful not to overdo it and wind up eating one giant pan of salt and fat.⁣


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Who wrote this post...

Sadie Flynn

Sadie Flynn

Sadie, who's been coaching at Renew since 2016, is a former collegiate athlete with a penchant for power lifts. So, unsurprisingly, her favorite benchmark workout is the lovely Linda. As a mom, Sadie is passionate about pregnant and postpartum fitness and wellness, and works hard to help women take care of their bodies before and after birth. When she's not making jokes at your expense or forcing her 90s alternative music beliefs upon you, you can find Sadie outside somewhere with her husband, two dogs, and their insane toddler.

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