Looking for easy gnocchi recipes? Try our ideas here. The unique texture of potato gnocchi works well for vegetarian midweek meals and easy entertaining recipes. You can also try our gnocchi sauces.


Easy gnocchi recipes

Garlic butter gnocchi

This flavour-packed gnocchi dish with cheesy sauce and charred purple sprouting broccoli looks makes for a simple and comforting meal. It looks impressive, too – no-one will guess it only took 30 minutes to make. For ideas for purple sprouting broccoli, click here.

Garlic butter gnocchi with crispy purple sprouting broccoli

Hot smoked salmon, gnocchi and spinach bake

Combine ready-made gnocchi with spinach and hot smoked salmon to make this filling dinner – perfect for a fuss-free main at your next get-together.

A deep dish filled with a golden topped bake with a linen napkin and glass of white wine

Tomato, spinach and mascarpone gnocchi

Grill this warming gnocchi until bubbling and golden for a quick midweek meal ready in 20 minutes. Check out more of our best spinach recipes here.

Mascarpone Gnocchi with Spinach and Tomato

Spinach gnudi

If you’ve never tried gnudi before, this is a brilliant introduction. Soft, pillowy dumplings combine spinach with creamy ricotta to make a luxurious lunch or dinner party starter.

Four spinach gnudi on a plate

Baked gnocchi with broccoli and blue cheese

Our recipe for baked gnocchi with broccoli, blue cheese and walnuts is really easy and ready in under an hour – perfect for a midweek meal. Blue cheese is lovely in this, but you can adapt it to suit cheeseboard leftovers if you like. More veggie bakes here.

Gnocchi Bake with Broccoli and Cheese

Pesto gnocchi with peas and spinach

Want a quick midweek meal? Check out this easy gnocchi dish with fresh pesto, bright peas and baby spinach – ready in just 10 minutes. More quick and easy meals here.

Gnocchi with Peas, Spinach and Pesto Recipe

Spinach and ricotta gnocchi

Make our vibrant recipe for veggie gnocchi. This flavour-packed dish may take a bit of time but it's sure to impress family and friends. Check out more of our veggie recipes here.

Spinach and Ricotta Gnocchi Recipe

Sweet potato gnudi, lemony cavolo nero, crispy sage and parmesan

Try our impressive pillowy sweet potato gnudi recipe with lemony cavolo nero and super crispy sage. This impressive dish comes from chef Jess Elliott Dennison's Edinburgh restaurant, 27 Elliott's. Check out 27 Elliott's full menu here.

Sweet Potato Gnudi Recipe with Cavolo Nero and Crispy Sage

Mushroom gnocchi

Paprika butter adds a smoky punch to buttery mushrooms in this speedy vegetarian meal for three.

Mushroom Gnocchi Recipe with Paprika Butter

Healthy gnocchi

Gnocchi is baked in the oven with vibrant vegetables to make this hearty and healthy vegetarian dish. The gnocchi and hazelnut pesto make a heavenly pair.

A white marble background topped with two grey bowls, filled with golden gnocchi, green kale and cubes of squash

Gnocchi bake

A clever way to transform shop-bought gnocchi. A simple, homemade tomato sauce is the base for this cheesy, kale-packed midweek dinner, topped with nutty parmesan.

Kale and gnocchi parmesan bake

Fried gnocchi

This combo of lemony ricotta, fresh broad beans, parma ham, sage and crisp golden fried gnocchi is an absolute winner.

Pan Fried Gnocchi Recipe with Broad Beans, Parma Ham and Ricotta

Creamy gnocchi with bacon and peas

Try our super easy and light recipe for gnocchi with peas. Give it a twist with pancetta and parmesan and you'll have a quick dinner for two ready in under 30 minutes.

Gnocchi with Peas and Pancetta Recipe

Homemade gnocchi recipe

Making your own potato gnocchi is easier than you think. With our how-to recipe you can cook this comforting classic with ricotta and tarragon in no time.

Potato Gnocchi Recipe with Ricotta and Tarragon

Gnocchi with bacon and peas

This quick creamy gnocchi recipe with pancetta and peas is ready in just 20 minutes. A great, filling midweek meal.

Gnocchi with Bacon and Peas Recipe

Baked gnocchi recipe with crab and lemon

This recipe with baked crab and lemon feels indulgent but is really quick and easy to make. Try our crab gnocchi with easy gnocchi sauce recipe. Plenty more crab recipes here.

Baked Gnocchi Recipe with Lemon and Crab

Simple gnocchi recipe with squash, amaretti and rocket

Make our simple gnocchi recipe with squash, amaretti and rocket for a vegetarian dish ready in just 30 minutes. An ideal midweek meal.

Simple Gnocchi Recipe with Squash and Rocket

Gnocchi alla romana

This Roman-style gnocchi differs to the more common potato dumplings, but makes an impressive dinner with friends. Our version is made with semolina which is baked with butter and cheese for a really indulgent vegetarian supper. Check out more of our impressive dinner party mains here.

Best Gnocchi Alla Romana Recipe

Goat's cheese gnocchi

This recipe for creamy gnocchi with a caper salad is easy to make and ready in just 15 minutes, perfect for a simple gnocchi recipe, midweek.

Quick Creamy Gnocchi with Caper Salad Recipe

Italian gnocchi recipe with tomato, spinach and mascarpone

Using a few smart cheats, this cheesy Italian gnocchi bake is really easy to make and can be on the table in under 30 minutes. Guaranteed to be a family favourite. Check out more of our best Italian recipes here.

Italian Gnocchi Recipe with Tomato, Spinach and Mascarpone

Asparagus gnocchi

This gnocchi dish with asparagus and crunchy prosciutto crumbs makes for a quick and easy starter.

Asparagus Gnocchi Recipe with Prosciutto

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