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skillet with gnocchi and a spoon in a skillet

Potato Gnocchi Skillet

This hearty gnocchi recipe is the ultimate comfort food!
Course Lunch
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword gnocchi
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 4 strips Bacon diced
  • 3 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1 small Shallot sliced
  • 1 lb. Potato Gnocchi dry & prepackaged
  • 1 tsp Dried Chives
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Pepper
  • 1 cup Half & Half
  • ½ cup Chicken or Vegetable Broth
  • 1 ½ cup Spinach
  • cup Parmesan Cheese shredded
  • Optional Garnish- Parsley Bacon, Parmesan


  • In a skillet, over medium heat, sauté the bacon, shallot and garlic until shallot begins to soften and bacon turns pink. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the gnocchi to the skillet and cook for another 5 minutes on medium-low heat.
  • Stir in salt, pepper, dried chives, broth and half & half. Simmer for another 5 minutes until the gnocchi begins to plump and soften.
  • Fold in the spinach and parmesan cheese. Simmer for another 3-5 minutes or until all ingredients are tender and incorporated.
  • Garnish with bacon and cheese as desired and serve immediately.


May be refrigerated for up to 3 days
Reheat by stovetop or microwave in 30 second intervals
May be frozen up to 3 months and reheated by microwave or oven at 350 F for 10-12 minutes or until internal temp reaches 165F