Gnocchi Gorgonzola

Gnocchi are potato dumplings and are most often served as a side dish in Italy. In this quick and easy recipe, purchased gnocchi are tossed with a blue cheese and ham sauce to make a tasty main dish.

Gnocchi Gorgonzola
Servings: 6 Prep 5 mins Cook 6 mins


  • 8 ounces Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 package (8 ounces) diced ham
  • 1 package (9 ounces) frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 pounds gnocchi (see Note)
  • Grated Parmesan cheese and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Make It

1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to boiling.

2. Crumble Gorgonzola cheese onto a sheet of parchment or waxed paper. Toss with cornstarch and set aside.

3. In a 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat ham over high heat until sizzling. Add frozen peas and heat through. Stir in crumbled Gorgonzola and the milk. Season with pepper.

4. Cook gnocchi in boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes, according to package directions. Drain, and toss with Gorgonzola sauce. Serve warm, sprinkled with Parmesan and freshly ground black pepper, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 450, Fat, total (g): 13, chol. (mg): 43, sat. fat (g): 8, carb. (g): 62, fiber (g): 5, pro. (g): 22, sodium (mg): 1544, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.