chicken & gnocchi in creamy parmesan sauce

By Amy H.
from Detroit, MI

I had some leftover gnocchi in the freezer from the last time I made zuppa toscana with gnocchi and I didn't know what I wanted to do with it so I came up with this. It was a good choice! ;)

serves 4-6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken & gnocchi in creamy parmesan sauce

  • 1 pkg
    frozen (24.6 oz.) potato gnocchi
  • 1-1 1/2 lb
    boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 3 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 2 c
    milk
  • dash
    white pepper
  • 1/2 c
    shredded fresh parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 c
    fresh chopped parsley (optional)
  • 1/4 c
    fresh grated parmesan cheese (optional)

How To Make chicken & gnocchi in creamy parmesan sauce

  • 1
    Bring a pot of water to a boil. Cook Gnocchi according to package directions. Drain; set aside and keep warm.
  • 2
    Sprinkle chicken with garlic powder, salt and Italian seasoning. In a deep skillet, cook the chicken in olive oil until browned and cooked through. Return to pan, set aside and keep warm.
  • 3
    In a medium saucepan, melt butter, add flour to make a roux, pour in milk and whisk until smooth, stir in parmesan cheese, salt, and white pepper. Wisk over medium heat until bubbly and thickened slightly.
  • 4
    Pour sauce over chicken. Add gnocchi. Toss to coat thoroughly. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and additional Parmesan cheese.
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