While technically not a pasta, these potato-based pillows act as the perfect base for all your favourite sauces. And while many supermarkets sell their version of pre-made gnocchi, making it yourself from scratch is much more rewarding (and free of all preservatives). We’ve pulled together our favourite gnocchi recipes that are perfect for first timers to the master chefs. What are you waiting for?
Find out just how easy it is to make your own potato gnocchi with this simple, straightforward recipe. Once you’ve discovered just how tender and tasty home-made gnocchi is, you’ll never go back!
How to make potato gnocchi
Light, fluffy pillows of potato gnocchi are a great comfort food. And it’s easier to make than you think. Our expert Test Kitchen tips make it simple.
Parsnip gnocchi with nutmeg and thyme butter
You’ve tried gnocchi, now try it with parsnip for added flavour that pairs beautifully with nutmeg and thyme butter. It’s easier than you think!
Gnocchi with three cheeses
These classic little Italian dumplings are delicious in a rich creamy three-cheese sauce.
Semolina gnocchi with mushroom ragu
Italians are the best at vegetarian pasta dishes. We have created a beautiful semolina gnocchi with mushroom ragu recipe for meat-free Monday’s.
Kumara gnocchi with four cheese sauce
Potato gnocchi with mushrooms & thyme
Baked kumara gnocchi with garlic cream sauce
Comforting baked kumara gnocchi in a rich and creamy garlic sauce
Pork and fennel ragu with kumara and goat’s cheese gnocchi
Warm, hearty and utterly delicious, this flavour packed pork and fennel ragu is cooked to tender perfection and served atop homemade kumara and goat’s cheese gnocchi. It makes the ultimate Winter dinner dish.
Home-made gnocchi with chicken and mushrooms
Potato and pumpkin gnocchi with rocket pesto
Warm up the family with this delicious potato and pumpkin gnocchi with flavoursome rocket pesto – a perfect comfort meal for the colder winter nights.
Gnocchi quattro formaggio
Once you know how to make potato gnocchi you’ll enjoy all kinds of pasta sauces – but nothing beats this classic four cheese sauce. Delicious!
Gnocchi with caramelised pumpkin & sage sauce
Spinach and prosciutto gnocchi
This 15 minute dinner uses only 5 ingredients for a hearty dish that’s on the table, fast.
Oregano lamb stew with gnocchi
Fresh oregano leaves add their unmistakeable flavour to this succulent lamb stew served on a bed of pillowy gnocchi. A classic winter warmer if we’ve ever seen one!
Creamy mushroom and spinach gnocchi
There’s absolutely no hassle involved in this easy Italian recipe. With a creamy sauce, melted cheese and juicy mushrooms this is one gnocchi recipe you’ll be saving for later.
Gnocchi with burnt butter and sage
A ricer or mouli, available from kitchenware stores, will give the best result for smooth potato puree and therefore a lighter gnocchi. Burnt butter and sage sauce is an easy and delicious accompaniment.
Ricotta gnocchi with rich tomato sauce
This ricotta gnocchi with rich tomato sauce replaces potato with firm ricotta for an extra creamy gnocchi.
Creamy salmon gnocchi
This recipe pairs store bought gnocchi with a creamy sauce and delicate salmon for an easy and delicious meal. If you have a bit more time then you can make your own gnocchi as well.
Creamy herb and garlic chicken with gnocchi
A rich and creamy herb and garlic chicken with gnocchi.
Potato gnocchi with blue cheese sauce
Delight your family and friends with homemade potato gnocchi. Complete with a warm blue cheese sauce, it’s the ultimate comfort food that’ll keep you coming back for more.