Baked Gnocchi Recipe with Lemon and Crab

Baked crab and lemon gnocchi

  • serves 2
  • Easy

This recipe for baked crab and lemon gnocchi feels indulgent but is really quick and easy to make, making it a great option midweek


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  • gnocchi 1 pack, about 400g
  • double cream 150ml
  • parmesan or grana padano 30g, plus a little more
  • lemon ½, juiced
  • white crabmeat 100g
  • flat-leaf parsley a handful of leaves, chopped
  • dressed green salad to serve


  • Step 1

    Cook the gnocchi in boiling salted water following pack instructions, then drain well.

  • Step 2

    Heat the double cream in a pan, then stir in the parmesan and lemon juice. Let it bubble up then take off the heat, add the crab, parsley and gnocchi. Tip into a small baking dish and sprinkle over a little more cheese. Put under a hot grill for 2-3 minutes until golden and bubbling. Serve with salad.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 729
  • Fat 45.1g
  • Saturates 28.1g
  • Carbs 55.7g
  • Sugars 1.8g
  • Fibre 3.9g
  • Protein 23.2g
  • Salt 2.3g