Gnocchi with Peas and Pancetta Recipe

Easy gnocchi recipes

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The unique texture of gnocchi works really well with creamy, cheesy sauces and as a great base for vegetarian dishes – try spinach and ricotta, squash and amaretti or sweet potato gnudi with crispy sage


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.



  • Use ready-made gnocchi or make your own

Garlic butter gnocchi with purple sprouting broccoli

This flavour-packed gnocchi dish with cheesy sauce and charred 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

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 Recipe with Spinach and Tomato

Gnocchi bake with kale and parmesan

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

Kale and gnocchi parmesan bake

Mushroom gnocchi with paprika butter

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

Mushroom Gnocchi Recipe with Paprika Butter

Fried gnocchi with broad beans, parma ham, ricotta and sage

This combo of cool lemony ricotta and crisp golden fried gnocchi is an absolute winner.

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

Asparagus gnocchi with prosciutto crumbs

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

Asparagus Gnocchi Recipe with Prosciutto

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

Home 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

Baked gnocchi with broccoli, blue cheese and walnuts

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 recipe with 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

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