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    The 35 BEST Gnocchi Recipes

    Gnocchi… Those plump, pillowy Italian potato dumplings. Often overlooked in favor of pasta, they’re so versatile and go great in a variety of dishes.

    That’s why we decided to compile this list of easy Gnocchi Recipes for you to cook. You’ll find great side dishes, hearty mains, cozy soups and so much more!

    This list will give you a new appreciation for those humble dumplings. Save this post and cook your way through all these Gnocchi Recipes. You’ll never have to wonder how to cook gnocchi again!

    The 35 BEST Gnocchi Recipes.

    1. Ham and Cheese Gnocchi Skillet

    This Ham and Cheese Gnocchi Skillet is a super easy one pan meal that is absolute comfort food.

    It’s a great use for leftover ham, and it only takes a few simple ingredients to make this magic happen.

    Best of all, it can be on the table in about 20 minutes. Sounds like a winner to me!

    Get the Recipe: Ham and Cheese Gnocchi Skillet

    2. Sausage Gnocchi Soup

    This easy Sausage Gnocchi Soup is the perfect bowl of comfort. Pillowy gnocchi and hearty Italian sausage simmer in a delightfully seasoned tomato broth, along with the goodness of spinach.

    Get the Recipe: Sausage Gnocchi Soup

    3. Cajun Turkey Gnocchi

    Your holiday leftovers never tasted so good! Our easy creamy Cajun Turkey Gnocchi is a 20-minute, one-skillet dinner that’s so full of flavor.

    Get the Recipe: Cajun Turkey Gnocchi

    4. Creamy Mushroom Gnocchi

    This Creamy Mushroom Gnocchi is the perfect recipes for when you want something saucy and comforting. It’s a great meatless dinner idea, but also goes great with grilled chicken or seafood!

    Get the Recipe @ spendwithpennies

    5. Chicken Parmesan Gnocchi Bake

    This Chicken Parmesan Gnocchi Bake is a five ingredient weeknight superstar! This easy dinner is a cheesy Italian comfort food your whole family will gobble up!

    Get the Recipe @ easychickenrecipes

    6. Crockpot Chicken Gnocchi Soup

    This chicken gnocchi soup will become your next family favorite in no time. Creamy chicken pasta goodness with chunks of bacon and the goodness of spinach. This bowl does look good…

    Get the Recipe @ pinchofyum

    7. Gnocchi Mac and Cheese

    Mac and Cheese is the ultimate comfort food, how about trying it with gnocchi? This recipe comes out ultra creamy and cheesy. We’re sure you’ll make it again and again.

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven

    8. 10 Minute Salmon Gnocchi

    We love this delectable Italian Salmon dish. It’s easy to make, healthy, and tastes great with a light and zesty lemon sauce. Your family will love it!

    Get the Recipe @ hungryhealthyhappy

    9. Creamy Tuscan Gnocchi

    This Creamy Tuscan Gnocchi and a super delish one pan dinner. The creamy sauce loaded with sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, spinach, parmesan and fresh basil, resulting in amazing flavors.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    10. Shrimp Scampi Gnocchi

    Shrimp Scampi Gnocchi is one of the most popular Italian dishes. Plump shrimp are cooked in a garlicky butter wine sauce. It is a perfect meal for busy weeknights, as it gets ready in less than 30 minutes.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    11. Pepperoni Pizza Gnocchi Bake

    This Pepperoni Pizza Gnocchi Bake takes all the flavors you love in pepperoni pizza, and puts them in a cozy gnocchi bake.

    It’s a super family friendly meal that everyone will ask for again and again.

    Get the Recipe @ thecookierookie

    12. Chicken and Gnocchi Dumpling Soup

    This Chicken and Gnocchi Dumpling Soup offers is a new twist on chicken soup, and it’s a real winner. You’ll be thrilled at how easy, and how delicious it is!

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    13. Cheeseburger Gnocchi

    Craving the great flavors of cheeseburgers, but don’t feel like firing up the grill? Cheeseburger Gnocchi is here to help! This tasty recipe only takes about 20 minutes, and tastes great.

    Get the Recipe @ kevinandamanda

    14. Spinach White Bean Gnocchi Skillet

    This Spinach White Bean Gnocchi recipe is the perfect meatless comfort food for your family. With extra flavor from sun dried tomatoes and pesto sauce, it’s one of our favorite gnocchi recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ reciperunner

    15. Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Gnocchi

    Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Gnocchi is incredibly easy to make and it is perfect for a cold weather dinner. A pork shoulder simmered in crushed tomatoes, gnocchi and some simple seasoning makes this dish simply delicious.

    Get the Recipe @ bevcooks

    16. Gnocchi Bolognese Bake

    This cheesy Gnocchi Bolognese Bake is absolutely going to fulfill your Italian cravings! With a rich meat sauce, pillowy gnocchi and tons of cheese, this is the meal your family will ask for again and again.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    17. Chicken Alfredo Gnocchi Bake

    Chicken Alfredo Gnocchi Bake is comfort food at its best! Featuring homemade gnocchi, a creamy sauce, chicken and broccoli, it’s a sure crowd pleaser.

    Get the Recipe @ saltandlavender

    18. Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup Recipe

    This Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup is super cozy. The combination of the vegetables, creamy broth and gnocchi go perfectly in the creamy broth. Put this recipe on your list of must try soups!

    Get the Recipe @ insanelygoodrecipes

    19. Creamy Pesto Gnocchi

    This Creamy Pesto Gnocchi recipe is made with pillowy and tender gnocchi smothered in creamy basil pesto sauce.

    An easy, quick and delicious dinner that you’ll make over and over again!

    Get the Recipe @ saltandlavender

    20. Red Thai Curry Gnocchi

    If you like a little spice in your food, you have to try this amazing fusion of flavors. A coconut based curry with a bit of Thai kick is studded with plump gnocchi. This is a very flavorful recipe.

    Get the Recipe @ paleomg

    21. Gnocchi with Grilled Chicken in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

    Gnocchi with Grilled Chicken in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce is amazing!

    When you try this easy homemade red pepper sauce, you’ll want to put it on everything.

    Get the Recipe @ skinnytaste

    22. One Pan Creamy Gnocchi with Italian Sausage and Kale

    This One Pan Gnocchi is pure comfort food, loaded with gnocchi, Italian sausage, kale and cheese. You can have this yummy dinner on the table in 30 minutes.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    23. Ricotta Gnocchi with Tomato Confit

    Ricotta Gnocchi with Tomato Confit is a very easy recipe that needs to go in your cookbook! A simple combination of a few flavorful ingredients, it’s a great summer appetizer or side dish.

    Get the Recipe @ cravingcalifornia

    24. One Skillet Gnocchi with Brussels Sprouts and Chickpeas

    These gnocchi and brussels sprouts are sautéed with tomatoes and garbanzo beans. It gets cheesy and delicious with the help of mozzarella and parmesan. This is such a great one pan meal for meatless nights.

    Get the Recipes @ diethood

    25. Sheet Pan Gnocchi with Kielbasa and Vegetables

    This sheet pan dish is a complete meal with gnocchi, smoked kielbasa and vegetables all bake together on one pan, making for a hearty meal with hardly and cleanup!!

    Get the Recipe @ therealfooddietitians

    26. Sundried Tomato Chicken & Gnocchi

    Tender, juicy chicken thighs in an AMAZING garlicky sun dried tomato cream sauce. So simple, so good. This pot has soft-pillowy gnocchi, juicy chicken thighs, and a light, garlicky sun dried tomato cream and wine sauce with all the crusty bread to sop up that goodness. What more could you need?

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    27. Gnocchi Zuppa Toscana

    Zuppa Toscana!! This recipe is a super quick and simply delicious, with a creamy flavor which you can’t resist Loaded with sausage, kale and gnocchi, this soup is a real winner!

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven

    28. Gnocchi Shrimp and Asparagus with Lemony Pesto

    Get dinner on the table fast with this 20 minute Gnocchi Shrimp and Asparagus with Lemony Pesto!

    This easy recipe makes a delicious dinner any night of the week. It’s one of our favorite gnocchi recipes!

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    29. Cacio e Pepe Gnocchi

    Cacio e pepe is as simple as you can get. Meaning “cheese and pepper”, literally all you need is Pecorino Romano cheese and black pepper, along with a little pasta water.

    Get the Recipe @ aducksoven

    30. Gnocchi Enchilada Skillet

    Take your gnocchi south of the border with this easy Italian Mexican fusion. It’s made in one skillet, and is loaded full of flavors and textures.

    Get the Recipe @ shelikesfood

    31. Three Cheese Baked Gnocchi with Spinach

    Three Cheese Baked Gnocchi with Spinach is an absolutely mouthwatering recipe. It has a creamy, cheesy tomato sauce, and is a family friendly dish which will become one of your favorite gnocchi recipes!

    Get the Recipe @ pinchofyum

    32. Cinnamon Sugar Dessert Gnocchi

    Turn your perfect, pillowy potato Gnocchi into a decadent dessert. You all will be amazed that very few simple ingredients you can make the most delicious dessert ever!

    Get the Recipe @ hotforfoodblog

    33. Brown Butter Butternut Squash Gnocchi with Sage

    Brown Butter Butternut Squash Gnocchi with Sage is a great fall comfort food with layers of earthy flavors. It makes a great one pan meatless main dish, but can also serve as a hearty side.

    Get the Recipe @ thegirlonbloor

    34. Spring Vegetable Gnocchi

    When the fresh asparagus are in season, cook this Spring Vegetable Gnocchi. It’s delicately cream and loaded with fresh vegetables. This weeknight dinner comes together in 30 minutes.

    Get the Recipe @ delishknowledge

    35. Indian Butter Gnocchi

    Give you Gnocchi an Indian twist. This recipe is based off of Butter Chicken, one of the most popular Indian dishes. These gnocchi are smothered in a well seasoned and fragrant creamy tomato sauce.

    This is definitely one of my favorite gnocchi recipes!

    Get the Recipe @ twokooksinthekitchen

    So there you go, thirty five amazing Gnocchi Recipes recipes for you to cook up. We hope you love them as much as we do!

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    The 35 BEST Gnocchi Recipes

    This collection of amazing Gnocchi Recipes show just how versatile those little Italian dumplings can be!


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      • I was looking for one unique gnocchi recipe and ended up coming across thirty five of them. Each of them are so cosy and creamy, true treats o the taste bud.

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