Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen
Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 cup)

Smoky bacon and salty cheese, such as pecorino Romano, provide the perfect balance to lightly sweet gnocchi.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook gnocchi according to package directions. Drain.

Step 2

Heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add bacon to pan; cook 8 minutes or until crisp, stirring frequently. Remove bacon from pan; drain on a paper towel. Reserve 1 1/2 tablespoons drippings in pan; discard remaining drippings.

Step 3

Add butter to drippings; cook 1 minute. Add sage; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add gnocchi to pan; sauté 1 minute or until lightly browned. Divide gnocchi evenly among 4 plates. Top each serving evenly with bacon, cheese, and pepper. Serve immediately.

Ratings & Reviews

Fast and Easy

October 20, 2017
Delicious! I used 1lb. vacuum packed sweet potato gnocchi and followed the recipe.  Will definitely make again.  Easy.