Easy Dinner Using Trader Joe’s Gorgonzola Gnocchi

A super easy dinner using Trader Joe’s gorgonzola gnocchi as well as shaved brussels sprouts and pancetta! This delicioius meal comes together so quickly.

Gorgonzola Gnocchi With Pancetta And Shaved Brussels Sprouts - Dash Of Mandi

It’s very clear that I’m a huge Trader Joe’s fan. It’s by far my favorite grocery store. Even if they had a grocery delivery service, I wouldn’t use it. Going there once (or 2-3 times 😅) is my happy alone time. Strolling up and down each aisle and checking out what new goodies they have is so fun to me. I know it sounds kind of crazy, but it is what it is.

In addition to loving this store. I also love their frozen gnocchi selection. The cauliflower gnocchi is my go-to because it’s a healthier and versatile option. Click here for my guide to good cauliflower gnocchi. It gives you my three fool-proof methods for cooking it. As well as my favorite recipes using it!

I also love the sweet potato gnocchi. Click here for my easy sheet pan dinner using it! I’ve also tried their kale gnocchi and chocolate gnocchi. The chocolate gnocchi is pretty good. But, I was not a fan of the kale one. On my Instagram page – my husband and I did a video sampling out the kale gnocchi, gorgonzola and stuffed gnocchi! We absolutely loved the gorgonzola gnocchi. It’s hard to believe it’s frozen. The flavors are amazing.

After trying it I knew I had to create an easy dinner with it. This three ingredient dinner could not be easier. But, it feels so fancy. It would make a great at home Valentine’s Day dinner paired with some wine 😉

Easy Dinner Using Trader Joe's Gorgonzola Gnocchi

I got the bagged shaved brussels sprouts and used half the bag. You can definitely use the whole bag too! I used the whole entire 4 oz. container of pancetta. The combo was simply delicious! Creamy gorgonzola sauce, soft pillow-y gnocchi, crispy pancetta and shaved brussels sprouts. So good!

Also, you will need olive oil and some pepper! But, I consider those pantry staples.

Check out the rest of my Trader Joe’s favorites here!

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Easy Dinner Using Trader Joe’s Gorgonzola Gnocchi


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Ingredients

1 bag of Trader Joe’s frozen gorgonzola gnocchi

5 oz. shaved brussels sprouts

4 oz. diced pancetta

pepper to taste

2 tbsp olive oil, divided


Instructions

Add pancetta to a large skillet over medium high heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until brown and crispy, about 7-8 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined dish.

Carefully wipe the skillet. Add 1 tbsp olive oil and reduce heat to medium.

Add shaved brussels sprouts. Let them cook for a few minutes to soften them up, tossing occasionally. Set aside.

Add the other tbsp olive oil the skillet.

Add gorgonzola gnocchi and cook until it’s creamy and sauce is melted. This should take about 7-8 minutes.

Add the pancetta and brussels sprouts to the skillet. Toss everything to evenly coat.

Serve with fresh cracked pepper and enjoy!

 


Let me know in the comments if there are any other Trader Joe’s ingredients you’d like me to make easy meals with! I could make 3-5 ingredient Trader Joe’s meals a regular thing around here.

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    Comments

    DANIELLE BOWEN

    THIS RECIPE LOOKS INCREDIBLE! I DON’T EAT PORK. DO YOU HAVE A SUGGESTION FOR A REPLACEMENT?

      Amanda Hickman

      Thank you! I would suggest cooked and chopped turkey bacon or sliced chicken sausage!

    Alexa

    i made this for my friends on valentine’s day. it was a huge hit! I did chicken instead of pancetta. so easy and delicious! thanks!

    jess

    so easy, so good!

    kelly nutten

    Can you sub this with cauliflower gnocchi and heavy cream?

      Amanda Hickman

      I would also add some parmesan or something! I don’t think it’ll have enough flavor with just the heavy cream since the gorgonzola gives a lot of flavor.

    Alaina

    Such a great easy meal! I used bacon instead of pancetta and it turned out delicious!

    Sarah

    Delicious, this was super easy and fast to make!