Recipe for Lemon Gnocchi with Peas & Kale, Gnocchi is the perfect weeknight meal! It takes only 2-3 minutes to cook and can be paired with any number of sauces for an easy to prepare yet delicious dish! Lemon Gnocchi with Peas & Kale is both fresh and hearty. If lemon is not your favorite, leave it out…the dish will still be wonderful. If you don’t have kale, substitute fresh baby spinach or even frozen spinach that has been thawed. No cream in the house? Serve your gnocchi with just butter and parmesan!