Summer Grilled Gnocchi, Corn and Cherry Tomato Salad


Summer Grilled Gnocchi, Corn and Cherry Tomato Salad

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Take advantage of fresh summertime produce and outdoor cooking. Grill sweet corn, tomatoes and even gnocchi for a salad that is sure to impress.



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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 6
4 Hy-Vee Short Cuts corn cobs
4 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil, divided
1 (16-oz.) pkg. Gustare Vita original potato gnocchi
1 (10-oz.) pkg. Basket & Bushel gourmet medley tomatoes
4 tsp. Good Graces gluten-free organic Italian dressing mix, divided
3 oz. baby arugula (about 3 cups)
¼ c. jarred pickled red onions, drained
2 tbsp. pickled red onions brine

Things To Grab

  • Charcoal or gas grill
  • Silicone pastry brush
  • Tongs
  • Sharp knife
  • Large pot
  • Colander
  • Large bowl
  • 6 (12-inch) skewers
  • Large serving platter


  1. Preheat a charcoal or gas grill with a greased grill rack for direct cooking over medium heat (350 degrees).

  2. Brush corn with 1 Tbsp. olive oil. Grill corn for 12 to 15 minutes or until tender and slightly charred, turning occasionally. Remove from grill; cool slightly. Cut corn kernels from cobs in large shards. Place in a large bowl; set aside.

  3. Meanwhile, cook gnocchi according to pkg. directions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Pat gnocchi dry with paper towel and place in large bowl.

  4. Add tomatoes, 1 Tbsp. oil and 2 tsp. dressing mix to gnocchi in bowl; toss to coat. Alternately thread a few gnocchi with each tomato onto 6 (12-in.) skewers. Brush skewers with 1 Tbsp. oil.

  5. Grill skewers for 4 to 6 minutes or until the gnocchi are golden and slightly crisp and tomatoes are slightly charred, turning occasionally. Remove from grill; set aside.

  6. Add arugula, pickled onions and brine, remaining 1 Tbsp. oil and remaining 2 tsp. dressing mix to corn in large bowl; toss to combine.

  7. To serve, transfer arugula mixture to a large serving platter; top with skewers. Serve immediately.

Nutrition facts


270 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 10g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 640mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 41g
  • Protein: 5g

Daily Values

Iron 6%
Calcium 4%
Vitamin D 0%
Potassium 8%

Recipe Source:

Hy-Vee Test Kitchen