Top 10 ways to serve gnocchi
Gnocchi is quick to cook, versatile and makes a stunning dinner party dish or easy supper for two. Discover our top recipe ideas for these little Italian dumplings.
We can't resist addictive gnocchi dumplings. They're adaptable and suit a variety of flavours, plus they can be made from potato, squash or sweet potato. We love them baked, fried or boiled and sprinkled with our favourite cheese. So what are you waiting for? Pick up a pack of gnocchi or try making your own from scratch and be inspired by our 10 serving suggestions...
1. Gnocchi & tomato bake
This delicious gnocchi & tomato bake takes only five minutes to prepare and requires only a handful of ingredients. The classic tomato and mozzarella combo means this is a true vegetarian crowd-pleaser.
2. Spinach & ricotta gnocchi
Up your gnocchi game and make your own from scratch – it's easier than you might think. This spinach & ricotta gnocchi dish feels ridiculously rich and light all at once. Serve at your next dinner party for some serious brownie points.
3. Gnocchi with roasted squash & goat's cheese
Squash & goat's cheese is an addictive combination, and this colourful dish is sure to become a family favourite. Just stick the squash in the oven, boil your gnocchi, combine and serve.
4. Gnocchi with courgette, mascarpone & spring onions
Step into summer with a courgette & mascarpone gnocchi you can plate up in just 20 minutes, for those nights when you need a bowl of cheesy goodness as soon as possible. A touch of chilli cuts through the creamy mascarpone, and the ribbons of courgette add a splash of green.
5. Gnocchi bolognese with spinach
Move over pasta, bolognese has a new best mate. Our gnocchi bolognese is a fresh twist on a classic and comes with a scoop of spinach to up the health factor. Five minutes of prep in exchange for a delicious family meal seems like a fair trade to us.
6. Gnocchi with mushrooms & blue cheese
A slice of punchy blue cheese and a handful of mushrooms is a perfect pairing in this quick gnocchi main. If you're not a fan of Danish blue cheese, use milder goat's cheese instead.
7. Gnocchi with lemon & chive pesto
Switch up your standard sauce and try our gnocchi with lemon & chive pesto. We couldn't say no to a fresh, citrussy gnocchi supper that's ready in 15 minutes flat and we challenge you to find someone who could.
8. Swede gnocchi with crispy sage
Turn thrifty swede into something special – behold our homemade gnocchi with crispy sage leaves! This is a budget-friendly dish that's dinner party quality, topped with butter fried herbs for an extra burst of flavour.
9. Gnocchi with roasted red pepper sauce
A beautiful family-friendly bake to add to your midweek recipe repertoire. This roasted red pepper gnocchi will have everyone coming back for a second scoop!
10. Gnocchi with two cheeses & bacon
Why have one cheese when you can have two? A sprinkling of crispy bacon and an irresistible mix of creamy mascarpone and strong blue cheese make this two cheese gnocchi a firm favourite on our list.
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