Gnocchi with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

  • Recipe difficulty: Easy
  • Vegetarian
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  • Serves: Up to 4 people
  • Recipe course: Main dishes

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500g pack ready-made gnocchi 

For the sauce:
3 shallots, peeled 
300g white cup mushrooms, cleaned 
1 large clove garlic, peeled 
30g butter 
150ml vegetable stock 
200ml cream 
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

To serve:
Freshly chopped parsley 
Freshly grated Parmesan 

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes


  1. Put the shallots into the blender, followed by the mushrooms and garlic. Pulse and blend together.
  2. Heat the butter in a large frying or sauté pan, then add the chopped mixture and cook stirring over a medium high heat for 5 minutes until softened. Meanwhile, put a large pan of slightly salted water on to boil.
  3. Pour the stock into the frying pan and boil for 2 minutes then stir in the cream and bring to simmer. The sauce should not be too runny, if it is, simmer to thicken. Season if needed.
  4. Tip the gnocchi into the pan of simmering water and allow the gnocchi to cook, they rise to the surface when they are ready. Lift out with a slotted spoon and add to the sauce. Mix together so that the gnocchi are coated with sauce then spoon into warmed serving dishes.
  5. Scatter over a little parsley and grated Parmesan cheese.

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