Pancetta and Sweet Pea Brown Butter Gnocchi

Pancetta Brown Butter Gnocchi Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword gnocchi, gnocchi dishes, gnocchi pronounce, gnocchi pronunciation, gnocchi recipe, how to cook gnocchi, how to pronounce gnocchi, what is gnocchi
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 449kcal
Author Jenny


  • 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


  • Melt butter in small saucepan until bubbly and browned. Takes about 5-10 minutes.
  • Cook gnocchi according to package directions. Generally only takes 3-4 minutes in boiling water. Drain and set aside.
  • 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.


Calories: 449kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 720mg | Potassium: 100mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 489IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 4mg