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!
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!
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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.
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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.
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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!
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!
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…
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!!
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?
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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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