Don’t be intimidated by Italian gnocchi. We used ready-made gnocchi in this Creamy Gnocchi recipe and dressed it up with a bacon-mushroom cream sauce. How’s that for an easy Italian entrée?
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 4 Servings
This tool adjusts ingredient amounts only, not method or nutrition information. Additional changes to equipment, baking times, etc. may be needed for recipe success.
1 lb. (450 g) frozen gnocchi, uncooked
4 slices bacon, chopped
1/2 lb. (225 g) fresh cremini mushrooms, sliced
1 red onion, slivered
3 cloves garlic, minced
125 g (1/2 of 250-g pkg.) Philadelphia Light Brick Cream Cheese Spread, cubed
3/4 cup 25%-less-sodium beef broth
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/4 cup small fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Add To Shopping List
How do I make it ?
Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
Meanwhile, cook bacon in large skillet on medium-high heat 2 min. Add vegetables and garlic; cook and stir 5 min. Add cream cheese and broth; cook 2 to 3 min. or until cream cheese is melted and sauce is well blended, stirring constantly.
Drain pasta. Add to sauce in skillet with pepper; stir gently to evenly coat pasta. Cook 2 to 3 min. or until heated through, stirring constantly. Stir in basil. Serve topped with Parmesan.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Garnish with additional basil leaves just before serving.
How to Cook the Gnocchi
For best results, you will need at least 4.5 L of water for every package of gnocchi you need to cook. The water must be at a full boil before adding the pasta; cook 5 to 8 min. or to desired doneness.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 13 g
Saturated fat 7 g
Cholesterol 45 mg
Sodium 1070 mg
Carbohydrate 54 g
Fibre 4 g
Sugars 11 g
Protein 18 g
4 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.