This is an overhead image of a bowl with gnocchi and gorgonzola sauce. A fork lays against the side of the bowl piercing a few gnocchis. The bowl sits on a white counter with some ground pepper. A blue tea towel is in the top left corner of the image. Recipe

Pan Fried Gorgonzola Gnocchi

Pan Fried Gorgonzola Gnocchi will be your favorite 20 minute dinner! Learn how to fry gnocchi with a crispy outside and soft middles!

Prep: 0 minCook: 20 minTotal: 20 min
Servings: serves 4


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 lb. gnocchi
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper


  1. Melt the butter and heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. 
  2. Add the gnocchi to the pan and fry for 15 minutes, stirring and tossing frequently until the gnocchi is golden brown and crispy on the outside.
  3. After the gnocchi is done getting all nice and golden brown, add the cream and gorgonzola to the pan.
  4. Stir in the minced garlic, salt, and pepper and cook, stirring frequently for about 5 minutes until the sauce thickens.
  5. Plate, grind some fresh pepper on top and enjoy! 

Nutrition Info:

  • Serving Size: 1 cup pasta
  • Calories: 460
  • Sugar: 0.1g
  • Sodium: 1270mg
  • Fat: 30.9g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.6g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.7g
  • Fiber: 3.7g
  • Protein: 9.4g
  • Cholesterol: 76mg
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