Gnocchi with Bacon and Tomato

Using our straightforward technique for making gnocchi, create quick and simple recipes like this dish of gnocchi tossed with bacon and fresh tomato sauce.

  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, September 2010


  • 5 slices bacon, thinly sliced
  • 3 medium tomatoes, cored and diced medium
  • 2 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1/2 batch Simple Potato Gnocchi
  • Fresh parsley, chopped
  • Parmesan, shaved


  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium-high until crisp. Drain on paper towels; pour out all but 2 teaspoons fat from skillet. Add tomatoes, garlic, and red-pepper flakes; season with salt and pepper. Cook until tomatoes begin to break down and sauce is chunky, 6 minutes. Add gnocchi and bacon. Toss until gnocchi are heated through and coated with sauce. Sprinkle with parsley and Parmesan; serve immediately.


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