Recipe Of The Month – Chicken Alfredo Gnocchi Bake

Chicken Alfredo Gnocchi Bake: Serene Living over 55s

This recipe looks fancy, is tasty and has only 10 minute prep time!  What’s not to love!


  • 25g unsalted butter
  • 500g  Chicken Breast, diced
  • 2 eschalots, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 300ml thickened cream
  • 500g potato gnocchi
  • 1 cup grated pizza cheese
  • ½ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Melt butter in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken and eschalots. Cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes or until chicken is lightly browned. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add cream. Bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer for 3-4 minutes or until sauce thickens slightly. Remove from heat. Stir in a third of the cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Meanwhile, cook gnocchi in a large saucepan of boiling, salted water, following packet directions or until gnocchi just float to the surface. Reserve 1/2 cup of cooking water. Drain gnocchi. Add parsley, gnocchi and reserved pasta water to chicken mixture. Toss to combine. Spoon gnocchi into a 6-cup ovenproof dish. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese.
  3. Preheat grill to high. Cook gnocchi under grill for 5 minutes or until cheese is golden. Serve.

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