Marry Me Chicken And Gnocchi

This marry me chicken and gnocchi has all the creamy and delicious flavors you love from the classic “marry me chicken” with the addition of pillowy soft gnocchi!

Marry Me Chicken And Gnocchi

This dish is the perfect elevated date night in recipe. But, it’s also a super easy one pan meal that comes together quickly.

Marry Me Chicken And Gnocchi Recipe

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Marry Me Chicken And Gnocchi



1.5 lb chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, cut into bite size pieces
3/4 tsp Italian seasoning
pinch of paprika

salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup heavy cream
3/4 cup chicken broth
1 tbsp tomato paste
salt and pepper to taste
1 lb. shelf stable gnocchi
1/2 cup oil packed sundried tomatoes, julienne cut
1/2 cup parmesan, freshly grated
1 cup baby spinach, roughly chopped
1/2 a lemon, juiced
fresh chopped basil for topping, optional
more grated parmesan for topping, optional


Season the chicken with salt, pepper, Italian seasoning and paprika.

Heat a skillet to medium high heat and add the 2 tbsp of olive oil. Add the bite size chicken pieces in a single layer. Cook for 3-4 minutes per side or until cooked through.

Remove from heat and set chicken aside.

Melt butter and olive oil in a large skillet (that has a lid) over medium heat.

Once the butter is melted, add the garlic and cook for 40-60 seconds. Stir in the heavy cream, broth, tomato paste, salt and pepper.

Bring to a slight simmer then add the gnocchi and sun dried tomatoes. Cover and cook for about 4 minutes or until the gnocchi is tender.

Stir in the spinach, parmesan and chicken. Add the lemon juice and give everything a good toss.

Once the spinach is wilted, remove from heat.

Top with fresh chopped basil and grated parmesan if desired.

  • Category: Dinner

Keywords: gnocchi, chicken, one pan meal, sun dried tomatoes, parmesan

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    So delicious and easy to make. Gnocchi 🤝🏼 sun dried TOMATOES. Sign me tf up! Will be on repeat in this household.

    Mary Alyce

    So good and so easy!! DEFINITELY a new go to recipe.