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

Recipe by Cooking Light January 2015


Credit: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

Recipe Summary

Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook gnocchi according to package directions. Drain.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

353 calories; fat 8.4g; saturated fat 4.5g; mono fat 1.8g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 10g; carbohydrates 61g; fiber 5g; cholesterol 35mg; iron 1mg; sodium 601mg; calcium 107mg.