Pancetta and Sweet Pea Brown Butter Gnocchi

Prep time: 15 min | Cook time: 10 min | Total time: 25 min Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 16 ounces gnocchi, I used Delallo
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 ounces diced pancetta
  • 1/2 cup sweet peas, I used canned and drained
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. Melt butter in small saucepan until bubbly and browned. Takes about 5-10 minutes.
  2. Cook gnocchi according to package directions. Generally only takes 3-4 minutes in boiling water. Drain and set aside.
  3. Add oil to large saucepan over medium heat. When hot, add diced pancetta. Cook and stir for about 5 minutes, until browned. Add cooked gnocchi, browned butter, sweet peas, salt and pepper. Stir and cook for 5 minutes then serve.

Makes 4 Servings