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Creamy Bacon Basil Gnocchi Recipe

This creamy bacon basil gnocchi recipe is wonderfully easy to make and will have you looking a pro in the kitchen with minimal effort. A hit in restaurants and cafes, you will be able to impress your family and friends by creating a delicious and filling meal using my bacon basil gnocchi recipe.
Prepared, cooked and on the table in under 20 minutes!

Creamy Bacon Basil Gnocchi Recipe

bacon basil gnocchi recipe

Serves 4 

500g packet of gnocchi
4x rashers bacon (roughly sliced)
1x medium sized onion (diced)
1x tsp chunky garlic
1.5x tsp basil
125ml cream
Salt and Pepper
Sprinkle of Parmesan cheese top finish



1.       Boil slightly salted water for gnocchi.
2.       Dice onion, slice bacon and fry.
3.       Add gnocchi to water only when it is boiling.
4.       Add garlic to bacon and onion and cook off.
5.       Add cream and basil to pan and stir.
6.       Reduce cream slightly.
7.       Drain gnocchi and add to cream.
8.       Mix to coat gnocchi with the sauce.
9.       Season to taste.
10.    Serve and add shaved Parmesan cheese if desired.


Gnocchi can be made fresh but the packet works well and I lack the time!

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  1. 15/05/2012 / 8:22 am

    This looks so like the comfort food I love to eat. I’m in the competition too and found you over at the Garden Gourmet Website. Best of luck with this….I am finding it so much fun meeting everyone who is entered.

    • Kell @ Mad Mumma
      15/05/2012 / 10:51 am

      Thanks for checking out my recipe 🙂
      Good luck with the competition, I’m not really in it to win it, more just to have some fun and share some herby recipes ;p

  2. 17/05/2012 / 6:03 am

    Yumm you are making me hungry and this recipe looks great. If you want to join in my link up this weekend I am linking up with other bloggers who entered the Blog off/Cook off. Go to http://www.mummysundeservedblessings tomorrow and join in. I would love to have this recipe linked up and any others you want to link too.

    • Kell @ Mad Mumma
      17/05/2012 / 10:15 pm

      Awesome, just about to upload them now! Thanks so much 🙂 The beauty about all the recipes I put on my page are they are quick and easy!

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