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Gnocchi Sauces

Classic Sauces for Gnocchi

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Sauces for Gnocchi

Gnocchi are Italian dumplings made with potatoes and flour and boiled just until they're like fluffy little pillows. You can serve gnocchi with a simple sauce of melted butter and grated Parmesan cheese. But here are a few ideas for gnocchi sauces that you'll really enjoy.

You may also want to check out this delicious Gnocchi Recipe.

1. Tomato Sauce for Gnocchi

Gnocchi in marinara sauce, close-up
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This fresh tomato sauce is perfect for serving with homemade gnocchi. Just top with grated Parmesan cheese and serve.

2. Gorgonzola Sauce for Gnocchi

Gorgonzola and gnocchi are a classic combination. This tangy, creamy Gorgonzola sauce will transform your gnocchi into something special.

3. Pesto Sauce for Gnocchi

Pesto is another sauce that pairs perfectly with gnocchi. Made of fresh basil, pine nuts and cheese, pesto makes a great sauce for gnocchi.

4. Meat Sauce for Gnocchi

Because gnocchi are so hearty, you can serve them with a rich, hearty meat sauce. This meat sauce for gnocchi is perfect for big appetites.

5. Tomato Cream Sauce for Gnocchi

This tomato cream sauce is a variation on the basic tomato sauce and it's a perfect sauce for gnocchi. Garnish with fresh herbs like basil for an elegant touch.

6. Alfredo Sauce for Gnocchi

Alfredo sauce is rich, creamy and cheesy. You might not think of the classic Alfredo sauce as a gnocchi sauce, but it may surprise you.
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