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Gnocchi with Bacon and Peas Recipe

Creamy gnocchi with bacon and peas

Published: March 26, 2018 at 3:30 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 3

Check out our quick and simple gnocchi recipe with pancetta and peas, in a creamy parmesan sauce, ready in just 20 minutes

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal554
fat29.9g
saturates17g
carbs49.6g
sugars2.9g
fibre5.5g
protein18.8g
salt2.4g
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Try this creamy parmesan, pancetta and pea gnocchi or check out our gnocchi recipes.

Want to learn how to make your own gnocchi from scratch? Follow our easy homemade gnocchi recipe.

Ingredients

  • 77g pack pancetta cubes
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 200ml chicken stock
  • 100g frozen peas, defrosted
  • 100ml double cream
  • finely grated to make 3 tbsp parmesan
  • 400g pack gnocchi
  • a handful  basil, shredded

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat a medium frying pan to medium and cook the pancetta cubes, stirring now and again until they’re golden and have rendered out most of the fat. Stir in the garlic for a minute then add the chicken stock and simmer until reduced by 1/2. Add the peas, cream and parmesan, and stir until the peas are heated through.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, drop the gnocchi into a pan of boiling salted water and cook following pack instructions. Drain well, then tip into the sauce with the basil. Toss everything together and serve with extra parmesan, if you like.

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