Perfect little bites of soft and flavorful dough, in a delicious sauce often paired with veggies and herbs: how amazing does gnocchi sound? The best part is it’s so easy to make at home. Need help getting started? Try these 15 gnocchi recipes from our Food Monster App!

1. Sweet Potato Gnocchi

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Have you tried gnocchi before? They’re little potato dumplings, ‘gnocchi’ means ‘lumps’ in Italian. How cute is that!? These Sweet Potato Gnocchi from Harriet Porterfield are covered in a sage butter sauce and sprinkled with a nutty hazelnut parmesan. Flavorful, hearty and wholesome, what more could you want? This dish is incredibly delicious and ticks ALL the comfort food boxes!

2. Rich Sicilian Caponata and Gnocchi

Rich Sicilian Caponata and Gnocchi

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Rich Sicilian Caponata and Gnocchi from Julia Shannahan is a wonderful gluten-free, vegan meal to share. The Caponata is slightly acidic from the vinegar which cuts through the richness of the sauce and plump vegetables. Rich Sicilian Caponata and Gnocchi is very versatile: the Caponata is equally good served with pasta or as a dip and gnocchi, well gnocchi goes with everything. Divine!

3. Pesto Gnocchi With Olives and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Pesto Gnocchi With Olives and Sun-Dried Tomatoes [Vegan]

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Mmm, gnocchi … who doesn’t love a big bowl of fluffy little potato dumplings covered in pesto? Not many people, that’s for sure. You can make your own gnocchi at home or take a shortcut and buy your own from the store – but why would you when you can make these Pesto Gnocchi With Olives and Sun-Dried Tomatoes from Maria and Alyssa Tosoni!

4. Nettle Gnocchi With Dried Tomatoes and Spring Onions

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Nettles can be used in the kitchen in soups, risottos, ravioli stuffing, pancakes, pasta pesto or simply sautéed as a side dish. In this case, they’re used for Nettle Gnocchi With Dried Tomatoes and Spring Onions from Valentina Chiappa! This delicious dish is seasoned in a simple but tasty way.

5. Spelt Sweet Potato Gnocchi

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Eating clean doesn’t mean you have to give up favorites like pasta – simply create healthier versions! This Spelt Sweet Potato Gnocchi from Hedi Pavelcova for instance, simply requires boiled or baked sweet potatoes, your favourite flour, and a pinch of salt. Dress them up with cheesy, green pesto or keep things simple with a drizzle of olive oil, fresh spinach, and tomatoes.

6. Homemade Gnocchi With Sauteed Artichokes

Vegan Homemade Gnocchi With Sautéed Artichokes

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Using only five basic ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry, whip up some mouth-watering Italian gnocchi! They’re super easy to make and literally melt in your mouth! And if it can’t already get any better, the freshly chopped basil leaves, artichoke, and garlic perfectly compliment these delicious Homemade Gnocchi With Sauteed Artichokes from Elinor Kugler.

7. Pumpkin Gnocchi With Creamy Mushroom Sauce

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This delicious Pumpkin Gnocchi With Creamy Mushroom Sauce from Kirsten Kaminski is absolutely delicious! Perfect for the colder seasons, and with a creamy mushroom sauce poured on top, you’re in for a delightful, satisfying dinner.

8. Butternut Squash Gnocchi

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Whilst this Butternut Squash Gnocchi recipe from Melissa Tedesco is without eggs and gluten, it is not without the flavor, texture and appearance of traditional gnocchi. The butternut squash gives them a lovely flavor and color, and the gluten free flour and gram flour do a brilliant job of binding the dough. The butternut squash gnocchi go well with any sauce, whether it be a classic tomato sauce, or an olive oil, garlic, lemon zest and rosemary sauce.

9. Sweet Potato Gnocchi With Brown Butter Sage Sauce

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A warm, home-made pasta dish — perfect for fall! This amazing Sweet Potato Gnocchi With Brown Butter Sage Sauce recipe from Gabrielle St. Claire is dressed-to-impress in a browned, vegan butter sauce.

10. Mexican-Inspired Gnocchi

Vegan Gluten-Free Mexican-Inspired Gnocchi

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Have you ever had one of those days where you just have to have a huge comforting meal? A meal loaded with pasta and beans in a heavy sauce?! This vegan Mexican-Inspired Gnocchi recipe from Rini Desai is the perfect comfort food! Its a quick and easy one-pot weeknight dinner recipe for the whole family to enjoy.

11. Brown Butter Gnocchi With Fresh Herbs

Brown Butter Gnocchi With Fresh Herbs

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This recipe is surprisingly simple and stunningly delicious. The combination of browned butter, fresh herbs, wilted arugula, and pillowy gnocchi is always a winning combination and when you toss in some pine nuts you get a truly special dish. Plus, this elegant Brown Butter Gnocchi With Fresh Herbs from Rene Barker only takes 10 minutes to prepare.

11. Mushroom Stroganoff Gnocchi

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You are going to fall in love with this elegant yet comforting Mushroom Stroganoff Gnocchi dish from Liz Martone. The pillow-y pockets of potato are tossed in a rich, creamy stroganoff-inspired sauce, made from a mix of white wine, mushrooms, tomato paste, and cashew cream. The flavors simmer and meld together in the most beautiful and luscious way!

12. Beet Gnocchi With Arugula Pesto

Beet Gnocchi With Arugula Pesto [Vegan]

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Think pink with these pretty Beet Gnocchi With Arugula Pesto from Sonja Trurnit! The addition of pureed beets not only gives the gnocchi a lovely color but also an earthy sweetness that makes the potatoes anything but bland. Top with a generous drizzle of arugula pesto and you’ve got yourself a beautiful, delicious, and impressive dinner! You don’t even need to mention how easy this was to make either.

14. Hokkaido Pumpkin Gnocchi With Hazelnut Pesto

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Hokkaido pumpkins are a squash variety that is ideal for cooking because it has both a great consistency and flavor. In this Hokkaido Pumpkin Gnocchi With Hazelnut Pesto recipe from Valentina Chiappa, it is used as the base for gnocchi along with some potato. The hazelnut pesto adds great nutty and herby flavor to the dish. If you thought making your own gnocchi would be a challenging task, think again!

5. Cheese and Tomato Gnocchi

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You need very limited ingredients to make this delicious and filling Cheese and Tomato Gnocchi from Stephanie Davies. Gnocchi is such a deceivingly simple dish! Give it a go!

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