This potato gnocchi with prosciutto is the ultimate meal for busy weeknights. With only 5 ingredients and 20 minutes of cook time, this dish can be quite a life saver. The prosciutto adds such a strong smoky flavor to the dish. The heavy cream and parmesan paired with the potato gnocchi taste as if your eating Alfredo 🙂 Since gnocchi cooks faster than pasta, this dish is perfect for those quick fix dinners.

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Ingredients:

3 lb potato gnocchi
6 oz prosciutto
1/2 cup green peas
3 cups heavy whipping cream
1 cup grated Parmesan

Instructions:

1. Cook the potato gnocchi according to the package, drain, and set aside.

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2. Chop the prosciutto and place it into a pot over medium high heat.

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3. Cook for about 4-5 minutes or until crispy. Then add the heavy whipping cream.

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4. Once the heavy cream has heated, add the grated parmesan and stir until it has melted (about 6 minutes).

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5. Add the peas and cooked gnocchi and cook for another 5 minutes.

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Potato Gnocchi with Prosciutto
 
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Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 3 lb potato gnocchi
  • 6 oz prosciutto
  • ½ cup green peas
  • 3 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan
Instructions
  1. Cook the potato gnocchi according to the package, drain, and set aside.
  2. Chop the prosciutto and place it into a pot over medium high heat.
  3. Cook for about 4-5 minutes or until crispy. Then add the heavy whipping cream.
  4. Once the heavy cream has heated, add the grated parmesan and stir until it has melted (about 6 minutes).
  5. Add the peas and cooked gnocchi and cook for another 5 minutes.