Briam with Gnocchi & Parmesan

There is no food more SUMMERY and TASTEFUL than this : Briam with Gnocchi & Parmesan!

Summer is Briam!

The Greek Briam recipe is basically roasted vegetables with tomato sauce and olive oil! We usually make it every summer, picking all the vegetables from our garden: zucchini, tomatoes, fresh herbs, carrots, eggplants, peppers. Our SECRETS are the extra virgin olive oil from our olive trees and the local feta cheese!

Today, we tried to make a new way of Î’riam, a Greek – Italian way, with Gnocchi instead of potatoes and Parmesan instead of feta cheese!

Yum Yum Briam!


  • 250 gr. gnocchi
  • 3 big tomatoes 
  • 3 red onions 
  • 3 carrots 
  • 3 cloves of garlic 
  • 5 mushrooms  
  • 1 big zucchini
  • 1/4 yellow pepper
  • 1/4 red pepper 
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1  green onion
  • 300 ml tomato sauce 
  • 500 ml water
  • 1 tablespoon ground peppers
  • 1 tablespoon paprika 
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 50 gr. parmesan flakes
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • fresh oregano leaves 


  1. Preheat oven to 180oC.
  2. Wash and cut your vegetables into big squares. Place them in a oven pan with gnocchi, tomato sauce and all spices and bake for 30- 40 minutes to 180oC.
  3. In the last 10 minutes of baking, place the olive oil and parmesan flakes into the oven pan.
  4. Revome from the oven and add a sprinkle of fresh oregano leaves! READY!

Nutrition facts (per serving)

Calories: 226 kcal
Fat: 9,3 gr.
Carbohydrates: 31,4 gr.
Proteins: 7,5 gr.
#TrustYourNutritionist Facts
  • Parmesan belongs to yellow cheeses, which has a high calcium content.
  • Yellow cheeses have a fairly reduced lactose content for people who suffer from lactose intolerance.
  • People who avoid milk and lactose, cheese is an excellent alternative source.

Maria Mentzelou is Dietitian / Nutritionist with M.Sc. Applied Nutrition and Dietetics with specialization in Clinical Nutrition (Harokopio University) and Specialization in Life Coaching and NLP (University Aegean). Find out more about her or contact her at, Tel. 6984515475 and in its pages on Facebook and Instagram.

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